JERUSALEM (AP) — A small Israeli ultranationalist celebration has agreed to drop out of upcoming nationwide elections to help Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud celebration.
Netanyahu stated at a press convention Thursday that he agreed to present a ministerial put up in a future authorities to Zehut chief Moshe Feiglin and advance medical marijuana laws, a problem supported by Feiglin. In trade, Feiglin’s celebration agreed to not run in subsequent month’s elections.
Zehut garnered almost 120,000 votes in April’s elections, falling wanting the minimal wanted to enter parliament. Netanyahu is hoping these votes will now go to Likud within the September vote.
The celebration ran on a platform of marijuana legalization, free market economics and hard-line nationalist views.
Zehut members are slated to approve the settlement on Sunday.