Edelstein notifies Amir Peretz he will become interim speaker on Friday morning

Outgoing Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein notifies Labor chief Amir Peretz that as the most senior member of the Knesset, he will replace him as interim speaker when his resignation comes into force on Friday at 11 a.m.

Labor party leader Amir Peretz speaks in Tel Aviv, January 20, 2020. (Flash90)

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