Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference following a historic agreement to establish official relations with the United Arab Emirates. Photo: dpa Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference following a historic agreement to establish official relations with the United Arab Emirates. Photo: dpa
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference following a historic agreement to establish official relations with the United Arab Emirates. Photo: dpa

Israel’s Netanyahu accepts compromise to avoid plunging country into new election

  • Leader agrees to deal giving him and rival Benny Gantz additional 100 days to reach budget deal, forestalling collapse of government
  • ‘Now is the time for unity, not for elections’ says Netanyahu, citing coronavirus pandemic and historic agreement with United Arab Emirates

Topic |   Israel
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference following a historic agreement to establish official relations with the United Arab Emirates. Photo: dpa Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference following a historic agreement to establish official relations with the United Arab Emirates. Photo: dpa
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a press conference following a historic agreement to establish official relations with the United Arab Emirates. Photo: dpa
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