Israel's two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented re-election, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a tough fight to keep his job.
The apparent political elector of the elections, Avigdor Lieberman, said he would insist on a secular unity government between Netanyahu's Likud and Benny Gantz & # 39; Blue and White parties based on partial results are currently 32 out of 120 seats in the country Parliament occupied.
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Lieberman said that was the "only option" on the table. This could lead to serious problems for Netanyahu's long reign.
Without Lieberman's approval, both parties seem incapable of attaining a parliamentary majority with ideological allies. Likud, led by Netanyahu, at a time when the Prime Minister is expected to be charged with corruption in the coming weeks ,
Netanyahu desperately sought a clear majority with his hard-nosed and ultra-orthodox allies to pass laws he immunity from his expected indictment.
Israel's Attorney General has recommended that Netanyahu be charged with three scandals for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, until a hearing is scheduled for next month. A formal indictment would increase the pressure on Netanyahu to step aside if he has no immunity.
The sub-scores published by the Central Electoral Commission on Wednesday were based on 35 percent of the votes cast. The three Israeli television stations reported the same result, based on more than 90 percent of the votes cast, but did not explain the discrepancy with the percentage of the commission.
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According to the Part Results, Likud with his natural allies of religious and ultra-nationalist parties garnered 56 seats ̵
Final results are expected on Wednesday and could still resonate in favor of Netanyahu.