Outgoing Knesset speaker Levin embraces successor

Outgoing Knesset speaker Yariv Levin of Likud warmly embraces his successor, Yesh Atid’s Mickey Levy, earning strong applause in the plenum.

Levin wishes him luck in the position.

New Knesset Speaker Mickey Levy (Yesh Atid) and his predecessor Yariv Levin (Likud) embrace as Levy takes over the job in the Knesset, June 13, 2021. (Noam Moscowitz / Knesset spokesperson)

Levy forgoes his speech and will move along with the confidence vote in the new Knesset, since one of the lawmakers came directly from the hospital to vote.

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