Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman appeared unimpressed Thursday by pessimistic public
opinion polls and commentators' estimates over what caused him and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the friends turned rivals of Israeli politics, to merge their two parties.
The day after saw Likud members railing against the merger, saying 'Bibi sold us out'
Party officials raged against agreement with Yisrael Beiteinu, saying it 'changes our DNA'
Minister Michael Eitan was the only official who openly expressed his objection to the merger. He described it as being a "Likud clearance sale" and a danger to democracy.
In general, Lieberman sees no problem in the Likud- Yisrael Beiteinu merger, as both parties come from the same ideological background.
Do you think that following the merger in the Right there will be a merger in the Left as well?
"I hope and wi
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