After meeting Netanyahu, Liberman dines with Lapid at Knesset cafeteria

Yisrael Beytenu party leader Avigdor Liberman dines with Blue and White No. 2 Yair Lapid in the Knesset cafeteria.

The meeting comes after Liberman met with Prime Minister Netanyahu, whose Likud party has charged Lapid is the main obstacle to Blue and White joining a government.

Yisrael Beytenu leader Avidgor Liberman (L) talks with Blue and White No. 2 Yair Lapid in the cafeteria of the Knesset on October 3, 2019. (Raoul Wootliff/Times of Israel)

Blue and White has ruled out sitting in government with Netanyahu due to the graft charges he faces. It is also opposed to joining a coalition that includes Likud’s national-religious and ultra-Orthodox allies.

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