July 3, 2022

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Liberman postpones budget discussions as coalition totters

Even with the government’s recent complications, Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman insists the finances will at some point be passed.

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As the federal government coalition totters on the brink of collapse, Israel’s Minister of Finance Avigdor Liberman announced final night time that he is suspending discussions on the 2023 budget. He instructed Channel 12 News, “I spoke with the prime minister and we decided that for the moment we are suspending the budget discussions in order to get arranged. We are freezing the discussions as a dependable govt, and we will end the summer session and we will manage ourselves.

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Liberman spoke about the defeat that the coalition suffered in the Knesset yesterday on the passing of the 1st reading through of the invoice to elevate the bare minimum wage to NIS 40 per hour. “We agreed (to postpone the funds discussions) since the vote went towards the Committee for Legislative Matters. All people ought to be accountable in what they are executing. I am confident that the funds will pass later on and it will be a great funds that is not populist.”

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The defeat around the least wage expenses was just just one of a range of defeats inflicted on the government coalition in the Knesset this 7 days. It commenced with the failure to pass the regulation regulating the lawful condition for Jewish settlers in Judea and Samaria and continued with the failure to approve Matan Kahana as Minister for Spiritual Affairs, because of to the opposition of MK Idit Silman, the rebel Yamina MK who remaining the coalition two months in the past and voted in opposition to the authorities for the first time.

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Posted by Globes, Israel small business news – en.globes.co.il – on June 9, 2022.

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Minister of Finance Avigdor Liberman Photo: Yossi Zamir

Minister of Finance Avigdor Liberman Photograph: Yossi Zamir