Lapid expected to concede in call to Netanyahu Thursday afternoon

Prime Minister Yair Lapid, leader of the Yesh Atid party, speaks to supporters as the results of exit polls in national elections are announced, in Tel Aviv, on November 2, 2022. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)
Prime Minister Yair Lapid, leader of the Yesh Atid party, speaks to supporters as the results of exit polls in national elections are announced, in Tel Aviv, on November 2, 2022. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Prime Minister Yair Lapid is expected to call Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu and concede the election on Thursday afternoon, the Walla news site reports.

The outlet says the premier will call his political rival when the final votes have been tallied.

According to the report, Lapid’s Yesh Atid party has told ministers to prepare for an orderly and responsible transfer of power.

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