Majority of Israeli cabinet pro-settlement

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has appointed 12 ministers from right-wing Likud-Beitenu , 5 from center left Yesh Atid, 3 from far right Jewish Home and 2 from HaTnuah.

Majority of Israeli cabinet pro-settlement

World Bulletin / News Desk

Staunch supporters of Jewish settlement program in occupied lands of West Bank and Jerusalem are the majority in Israel's recently sworn in government.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has appointed 12 ministers from right-wing Likud-Beitenu , 5 from center left Yesh Atid, 3 from far right Jewish Home and 2 from HaTnuah.

The new coalition is the first in a decade to exclude Ultra-Ortodox Jewish parties which were partners of all the coalition governments ever since Likud Party entered politics in 1977.

In the voting at Israeli Parliament "Knesset" on Monday, 33th government has received vote of confidence.

Out of the 120 MPs 68 voted 'yes', 48 'no' and 4 abstained.

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