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  2/19/2014, Adar 19, 5774

Netanyahu Promotes Change in Law: The Public Shall Choose the President

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is promoting a change in a law, proposing that the public choose the nation's President, and not the Knesset, per a morning (Wednesday) report on Galei Tzahal (Army Radio).

According to the report, as the plan is for the new law to be implemented in the upcoming Presidential election, the Prime Minister is trying to have President Peres' tenure extended until the law  has been passed. 

The Prime MInister's Office has not responded to the report.

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