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Netanyahu Signs Coalition Deal, Names Far-Right Lieberman Defence Chief

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, May 26 – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his choice for defence minister, ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman, signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday and issued assurances that the most right wing government in Israel’s history would act responsibly. Once Lieberman is sworn in, Netanyahu will have a government of 66 legislators, widening

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