Yesh Atid and Meretz sign coalition agreement

Raoul Wootliff is the The Times of Israel's political correspondent.

Yesh Atid and Meretz sign a coalition agreement ahead of the swearing-in of the government scheduled for Sunday.

Meretz is the first party to formally sign a coalition agreement with Yesh Atid, whose leader Yair Lapid was tasked with forming the government.

All coalition agreements between the eight parties in the nascent coalition must be made public by Friday.

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