Isreal gets new prime minister. Benjamin Netanyahu promises a come back

Right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett was sworn in as prime minister on sunday, marking an end to Netanyah’s 12 year rule as prime minister of isreal and have a seat as the leader of opposition and remain head of the right-wing Likud party

The new prime minister Naftali

Mr Bennett will be prime minister until September 2023 as part of a power-sharing deal.

He will then hand power over to Yair Lapid, leader of the centrist Yesh Atid, for a further two years.

Left is the former prime minister Netanyahu and right is the new prime minister of isreal naftal

During the debate in the Knesset (parliament), a defiant Mr Netanyahu promised: “We’ll be back.”

US President Joe Biden has already sent his congratulations to Mr Bennett, saying he looks forward to working with him.


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