Minister of Finance Avigdor Liberman Photo: Yossi Zamir

Liberman postpones budget discussions as coalition totters

Even with the government’s recent troubles, Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman insists the spending plan will inevitably be handed.

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As the federal government coalition totters on the brink of collapse, Israel’s Minister of Finance Avigdor Liberman announced very last night that he is postponing conversations on the 2023 funds. He instructed Channel 12 News, “I spoke with the prime minister and we resolved that for the moment we are postponing the spending budget discussions in get to get arranged. We are freezing the discussions as a liable authorities, and we will finish the summer session and we will organize ourselves.

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Liberman spoke about the defeat that the coalition experienced in the Knesset yesterday on the passing of the first looking at of the bill to raise the least wage to NIS 40 for each hour. “We agreed (to postpone the price range conversations) for the reason that the vote went in opposition to the Committee for Legislative Matters. Most people should be dependable in what they are performing. I am absolutely sure that the finances will move later on and it will be a excellent price range that is not populist.”

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The defeat about the minimum wage expenses was just 1 of a quantity of defeats inflicted on the govt coalition in the Knesset this 7 days. It started with the failure to pass the regulation regulating the lawful scenario for Jewish settlers in Judea and Samaria and ongoing with the failure to approve Matan Kahana as Minister for Spiritual Affairs, because of to the opposition of MK Idit Silman, the rebel Yamina MK who left the coalition two months ago and voted from the govt for the 1st time.

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Revealed by Globes, Israel organization information – en.globes.co.il – on June 9, 2022.

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© Copyright of Globes Publisher Itonut (1983) Ltd., 2022.

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Minister of Finance Avigdor Liberman Photo: Yossi Zamir

Minister of Finance Avigdor Liberman Photo: Yossi Zamir