Israeli PM forms new coalition government

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Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem office, Sunday, May 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, Pool)

The new coalition will be 61 members strong, meaning there were no positions to spare in the country’s parliament or Knesset. Political observers said that means some compromises were made potentially, with impacts on Israel’s foreign policy.

CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg reported.

Israeli PM forms new coalition government

Israeli PM forms new coalition government

That coalition will be 61 members strong, meaning there were no positions to spare in the country's parliament or Knesset. Political observers said that means some compromises were made potentially, with impacts on Israel's foreign policy.CCTV America's Roee Ruttenberg reported.


Ron Kampeas on new Israeli coalition

The impact of this coalition government will be felt not just in Israel or the region but the world. For more on this, CCTV America’s Mike Walter interviewed Ron Kampeas. He’s the Washington bureau chief for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

Ron Kampeas on new Israeli coalition

Ron Kampeas on new Israeli coalition

The impact of this coalition government will be felt not just in Israel or the region but the world. For more on this, CCTV America's Mike Walter interviewed Ron Kampeas. He's the Washington bureau chief for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.