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Lapid: Whoever doesn’t back no-confidence measure ‘is a coward’

Opposition Leader Yair Lapid calls on fellow MKs to back his Yesh Atid party’s “constructive no-confidence” vote, which would see the current government replaced with an alternative one.

“Whoever doesn’t vote in favor of this proposal is a coward,” Lapid says at a Knesset faction meeting. “This government is not fit to lead the [coronavirus] crisis.”

Without the support of the coalition’s Blue and White party, the measure is seen as having little chance of passing.

Opposition Leader Yair Lapid at his office in the Knesset, Jerusalem, on September 14, 2020. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP)

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