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Israel parliament elects centrist Mickey Levy as speaker

Mickey Levy of the centrist Yesh Atid ("There is a Future"), the party led by coalition architect Yair Lapid, will replace Yariv Levin of Likud

AFP , Sunday 13 Jun 2021
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Israel's parliament, the Knesset, on Sunday elected a new speaker prior to a slated vote on a coalition government poised to end Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's record tenure.

Mickey Levy of the centrist Yesh Atid ("There is a Future"), the party led by coalition architect Yair Lapid, will replace Yariv Levin of Likud, Netanyahu's right-wing group, as the speaker of the 120-seat legislative body. He received 67 votes.

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