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New Knesset factions to convene ahead of swearing-in ceremony

A K9 officer inspects the Knesset plenum ahead of the swearing-in of the new parliament, November 14, 2022. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
A K9 officer inspects the Knesset plenum ahead of the swearing-in of the new parliament, November 14, 2022. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

The new Knesset is due to be sworn in later this afternoon, in a pomp-filled event at the parliament building in Jerusalem.

Lawmakers are due to to take their oaths in a special plenum session that will begin at 4 p.m., after President Isaac Herzog arrives at the Knesset and gives the traditional address to MKs.

Ahead of the ceremony, the parties represented in the upcoming Knesset will hold faction meetings.

Today’s swearing-in ceremony comes as prime minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party holds coalition talks with its ultra-Orthodox and far-right allies. The sides have been at odds in recent days over the allocation of senior posts in a future government.

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