TEL AVIV, April 14 – RIA Novosti. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin extended to 48 hours expired at midnight on Tuesday the mandate to form a government, issued by the leader of the block “Kajol-Laban” the benny Ganz, said the office of the President.
“According to the request time (the leader of the block “Kajol-Laban” Beni Ghanaian) to form a government, be extended”, – stated in the message of office of President Rivlin. It is noted that the mandate expires at 00.00 on April 16.
In a statement the President emphasized that the request for extension of mandate was filed by Ganz with the support of the party leader “Likud” Benjamin Netanyahu, with whom benny Gantz is currently negotiating the establishment of a government of national unity, on the basis that the parties are close to reaching a coalition agreement.
on Monday Evening the speaker of the Knesset and Chairman of the party “Kajol-Laban” benny Gantz said in a televised address that in the current circumstances, it is extremely important to form an emergency unity government.
Shortly after the speech, Netanyahu Ganz on Twitter called him to meet and sign the agreement to establish a national emergency government, “which will save lives and will be valid for the citizens of Israel.”