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Report: Likud asks allies to sign new loyalty pledge against Edelstein’s ouster

Likud faction chairman MK Miki Zohar is circulating a new “loyalty” document among members of the prime minister’s right-wing bloc, the Walla news site reports.

Benjamin Netanyahu’s allies are reportedly being asked to vow that any negotiations for a unity government will be halted if Blue and White appoints a Knesset speaker of its own to replace Likud’s Yuli Edelstein.

Likud MK Miki Zohar chairs a House Committee meeting on a bill to dissolve the Knesset and hold fresh elections on May 28, 2019. (Noam Revkin Fenton/Flash90)

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