Israel PM Netanyahu concedes he can't form government, paving way for Gantz coalition
President Reuven Rivlin is now expected to ask Netanyahu rival Benny Gantz to attempt to put together Israel's next government.
"If, perish the thought, a minority government is sworn in with the support of Joint List or part of it, we will not join this government at any time, we will vote against it and work in any way to bring it down," the agreement said.
Gantz's Blue and White finished the 17 September elections with the largest number of seats in Israel's Knesset, but neither he nor Netanyahu's Likud party secured a clear path to a majority coalition.
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