Yair Lapid becomes interim Israel’s prime minister ahead of fifth election in three years

Baku, July 1, AZERTAC

Yair Lapid has become Israel's interim prime minister after the country's parliament voted on Thursday to dissolve itself, triggering the country's fifth election in just over three years, according to Euronews.

The foreign minister and veteran centrist party leader took over at midnight and will head the country ahead the elections scheduled for November 1.

He takes over from current prime minister Naftali Bennett, who has said he will not run in the vote.



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