With only two days until the Israeli public is scheduled to vote for its new government, Ynet has learned that the Likud – the ruling party, which is also expected to win the elections – has yet to make its political platform public.
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Political sources told Ynet that the joint Likud-Beiteinu election campaign has been toiling away on the issue for weeks, but the two parties have yet to reach an understanding, especially on matters pertaining to diplomatic and security issues.
A Likud insider told Ynet that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has "opted to keep a low profile" regarding the joint platform in order to minimize the exposure to past promises made in regards to the Palestinian issue.
He denied that the platform was shelved due to disagreements with Yisrael Beiteinu.
Yuval Karni is a Ynet and Yedioth Ahronoth correspondent
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