Senior Likud, Yesh Atid officials: Breakthrough in coalition talks
The Likud and Yesh Atid have agreed on Knesset Member Yair Lapid's role in the new government, thus reaching a breakthrough that may enable the sides to sign a coalition agreement soon. At this point it has been revealed that Lapid has relinquished the Foreign Ministry portfolio.


There has also been some progress vis a vis the size of the cabinet, which will most likely stand at 23 ministers. (Zvika Brot and Yuvak Karni, Yedioth Ahronoth)