JERUSALEM, Oct. 21 (EUROPE PRESS) –
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has informed the country's president, Reuven Rivlin, on Monday that he returns the commission to form a government, which will now go to his main political rival, Benny Gantz, who will have 28 days to reach an agreement that Guarantee your investiture.
If Gantz also fails to form an executive within the granted period, any other deputy of the Knesset or Israeli Parliament may opt for a period of 21 days to form a government, according to Israeli regulations, which provides that if it is not achieved by these means they can Repeat the elections again.
In the recent elections of September 17, the Blue and White Gantz party was the most voted with 25.93 percent and 33 of the 120 seats of the Knesset, ahead of the Likud of Netanyahu (25.09 and 31 seats ). The third force is the Joint List (Balad, Hadash, Taal and United Arab List, 10.62 percent and 13 seats).
Behind are the ultraconservatives Shas (7.44 percent and 9 seats), Yisrael Beiteinu (6.99 and 8 seats), United Judaism of the Torah (6.06 percent and 8 places) and Yamina (5.88 percent and 7 seats). Two leftist parties complete the Knesset or Israeli Parliament: Labor-Gesher (4.8 percent and 6 sites) and Democratic Union (4.34 and 5 seats).
The main Arab-Israeli formation, Joint List, has already announced its intention to support Gantz, thereby achieving more parliamentary support than Netanyahu.
The objective is “to create the necessary majority to avoid a new mandate of Mr. Netanyahu”, but clarifies that it does not imply support for Gantz or his policies, but an opposition to Netanyahu because “he has declared second-class citizens to Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel, a fifth of the population. ”
The Labor Party coalition and the Gesher Party have also recommended Gantz to be prime minister to avoid a new mandate from Netanyahu.