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Lapid said to offer former IDF chief Ashkenazi #2 spot in Yesh Atid

Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid has offered former IDF chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi the number 2 spot in his party, Channel 10 news reports.

According to the TV station, Lapid met Ashkenazi on Friday, and promised him a senior ministerial position if Yesh Atid is part of the next government, as well as significant influence in party decision-making.

Ashkenazi did not give an answer, and sources close to him say he is considering offers from at least two parties, and is not planning to make a decision in the coming week.

Former IDF chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi in 2014 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

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