Close cabinet vote expected in final okay of Turkey deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not have an easy job on Wednesday convincing his security cabinet to support the Turkish-Israeli rapprochement agreement, which was signed by senior Israeli and Turkish diplomats in their respective capitals on Tuesday.

Three of the 10 members of the cabinet – Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beytenu), and the two Bayit Yehudi ministers – Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked and Education Minister Naftali Bennett – have come out against the agreement.


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