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  5/16/2014, Iyar 16, 5774

PM Discusses Presidency with Coalition Factions


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu discussed the upcoming presidential elections with leaders of the coalition factions on Thursday evening. Netanyahu is opposed to the election of former Knesset speaker Reuven Rivlin.

It has been reported, recently, that Netanyahu is considering delaying the election or changing its rules. Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein said, this week, that he will announce the date of the Knesset voting, next week, adding that it will be sometime in the coming weeks.