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Netanyahu, Herzog hold secret meeting over unity government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly with opposition leader Isaac Herzog of the Zionist Union, according to an Israeli news report.
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April 14, 2015

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly with opposition leader Isaac Herzog of the Zionist Union, according to an Israeli news report.

The meeting took place a few days ago, Israeli journalist Ayala Hasson of Israel’s Channel 1 reported Monday. No official coalition talks have been held between Netanyahu’s rightist Likud Party and the center-left Zionist Union.

Netanyahu told a senior Likud official in recent days that he has not ruled out forming a unity government, Haaretz reported, without naming the official.

Channel 1 reported that Netanyahu and Herzog met several days ago without telling close aides. Likud and Zionist Union denied that such a meeting took place.

It is believed that a unity government would signal to the United States and Europe that Israel is serious about a peace agreement with the Palestinians and would blunt Palestinian moves to bring Israel to the International Criminal Court.

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