Coalition talks begin, with Peres expected to choose Netanyahu to form government
Representatives of Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu and Yesh Atid are first to arrive. Both recommend that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be tapped to form the next government.
Yair Lapid's Yesh Atid party on Wednesday formally announced its support of Benjamin Netanyahu as the next prime minister, but warned that it wouldn't sit in a government that includes ministers without portfolio.
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