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Opposition refuses to compromise on Metro, visa bill as coalition readies to disperse Knesset

Benjamin Netanyahu leads a meeting of right-wing opposition parties supporting him, at the Knesset, June 14, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/FLASH90)
Benjamin Netanyahu leads a meeting of right-wing opposition parties supporting him, at the Knesset, June 14, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/FLASH90)

The opposition is refusing to lend a hand in order to pass legislation necessary for Israel to be added to the US Visa Waiver Program along with a bill to advance Israel’s largest-ever infrastructure project.

As a result, both bills are almost certain not to pass before the Knesset votes to dissolve itself later tonight.

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