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  Shvat 27, 5773 , 07/02/13

Rapprochement between Shas and Habayit Hayehudi

Co-Chairman Eli Yishai of the Shas party told Chairman Naftali Bennett of Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home-New National Religious Party), Thursday evening, that his faction would act to tighten relations between the two parties, in the wake of friction that surfaced during the recent Knesset election campaign and has continued since then. During a telephone call initiated by Bennett, Yishai stressed the need for cooperation between the parties. The two agreed to meet in the next few days.

Yishai also apologized for a verbal attack on Ichud Le'umi (National Union) Chairman Uri Ariel.

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