Bennett said to reach deal to back direct PM elections along with Ra’am

Yamina party leader has reportedly reached a deal with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Ra’am leader Mansour Abbas for both Yamina and Ra’am to support the premier’s initiative to hold direct elections for prime minister.

Channel 12 news reports that as part of the deal, Bennett and his No. 2 Ayelet Shaked will get reserved spots on the electoral slate of Netanyahu’s Likud party and will be made defense and foreign ministers.

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