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Lapid’s offer to Bennett vs. Netanyahu’s offer to Bennett

Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid has offered Yamina chief Naftali Bennett to become prime minister first in their power-sharing agreement for 2 years and three months, after which Bennett would be appointed foreign minister and Lapid would assume the premiership, Channel 13 reports.

Lapid is also promising a senior portfolio for Yamina’s Ayelet Shaked (either interior or public security), and two or three additional portfolios for members of the seven-MK right-wing party, if a government is formed.

Lapid is also willing to give Bennett’s right-wing bloc within a prospective unity coalition wide veto powers, the network says.

Netanyahu, by contrast, has offered that Bennett become prime minister first in a rotation deal, but only for a year; a senior portfolio for Shaked; and for Yamina to be eventually merged with Likud in a future election race.

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