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        2/2/2013, Shevat 22, 5773

      Meretz: Left Will Not be Fig Leaf in Stagnant Gov't


      Meretz Chairwoman MK Zahava Gal-On announced Saturday night that she has no intention of entering into a coalition government with PM Binyamin Netanyahu. 

      "The left is not going to be a fig leaf  of another stagnant nationalist government. The statement of the Prime Minister is indicative of distress which befell the coalition negotiations," Gal-On said. 

      "I remind everyone that immediately after the previous elections Netanyahu formed a unity government with Labor. Unity governments are governments of congestion and stagnation," she added.