Meretz informs Netanyahu it will not join government
Meretz Chairwoman Zahava Gal-On informed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that her party would not join a Likud-led government. Later today Netanyahu is expected to be in contact with Labor Chairwoman Shelly Yachimovich.


Earlier, Netanyahu met with Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid for more than two and a half hours in Jerusalem. (Moran Azulay and Roi Mandel)