Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is having trouble setting up a coalition government. Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin announced that he would request an additional period.
Benjamin Netanyahu's party Likud, who received the most votes in the elections, announced that he would demand an additional period from President Rivlin before May 14, when the time for Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to form a coalition government would expire. The statement, increased tension in the Gaza Strip and Netanyahu of due to lack of necessary negotiations said.
With this additional period, the coalition government in Israel is expected to be established by May 28th.
In Israel's April 9th general elections, Netanyahu's party finished first in the polls, but failed to reach the required votes to rule alone. Likud Party had won the right to send 35 deputies to the 120-seat parliament.