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  1/31/2013, Shevat 20, 5773

Likud, Yesh Atid Recommend Netanyahu for PM


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu won the support of the Knesset’s two largest factions on Wednesday, as both his Likud Beytenu and Yesh Atid recommended him for Prime Minister to President Shimon Peres.

Peres began the process of officially choosing Israel’s next Prime Minister on Wednesday evening, after receiving the official results of the elections from Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, the chairman of the Central Elections Committee.