(CNN) – Coalition of the Opposition Israel Reached an agreement to form a government, paving the way for the end of 12 years Order of Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuHe is the longest-serving leader in the country, according to a statement issued by the central party Yash Adit on Wednesday.
Yer Lapid, the leader of the centrist Yash Attid party, told Israeli President Ruwan Rivlin that the coalition had been able to convene in less than an hour until the deadline expired at midnight on Wednesday.
Although the order to form the government according to the agreement was Lapid, Naphtali Bennett – The leader of the small right-wing party Yamina and the shadow power in the coalition talks – who will be prime minister for the first two years of a four-year term. Lobid will serve as foreign minister until they change interim positions.
A Release“The government will work to serve all Israeli citizens, respect those who oppose it, including those who are not members of it, and will do everything in its power to unite all sections of Israeli society,” Lapidte said.
The deal is a major turning point in recent Israeli politics as Netanyahu’s 12-year term draws to a close.
The Agreement A coalition government must pass a confidence vote before a new government and prime minister can take office.