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Bennett and Lapid Agree to Give Up Vice PM Title

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke on the phone Thursday night with Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett and Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, and convinced them to drop their demand to be appointed Vice Prime Minister in the next government, Kol Yisrael radio reported.

The two leaders' agreement to give up on this title means the coalition negotiations are complete and the agreements between the Likud/Yisrael Beytenu, Bayit Yehudi and Yesh Atid will be signed on Friday afternoon.

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