(November 19, 2019 / JNS) Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are set to meet at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, just 26 hours before Gantz’s mandate to form a government will expire.
Netanyahu and his coalition negotiating team are scheduled to meet with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at 7:15 p.m.
Gantz and Netanyahu last met on Oct. 27, a few days after Gantz was tasked by Rivlin with forming government following Netanyahu’s failure to do so.
The Tuesday meeting was called by Yisrael Beiteinu leader Avigdor Lieberman, who has advocated for a national unity government that includes his own party.
Over the past three days, Lieberman has met with Netanyahu twice, calling the meetings “good and professional” in a joint statement with the prime minister.
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