Israeli lawmakers voted last Wednesday to dissolve the parliament, paving the way for the snap elections, as the deadline has passed for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a government coalition. The new elections were scheduled for September 17.
Sputnik discussed the dissolution of Israel’s legislative body with Dr Nir Boms, a research fellow from the Moshe Dayan Centre at Tel Aviv University and the coordinator of the TAU Workshop on Israel and the Middle East.
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