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Netanyahu calls for ‘national emergency government’

Embattled Israeli prime minister says the unity across political lines ‘will fight to save the lives of citizens’ as the country battles the spread of Covid-19

 

“I call for the formation now, even this evening, of a national emergency government,” he said.

“It will be an emergency government for a limited period. Together we will fight to save the lives of citizens,” he added, saying that politics should be put aside.

He said that the virus does “not differentiate” between Jews and non-Jews or between the political left and right.

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