A deal has been reached to bring far-right former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman and his Yisrael Beitenu party into Israel's governing coalition pushing it further to the right, negotiators said Wednesday.
The agreement, confirmed by Tourism Minister Yariv Levin to public radio and Lieberman's spokesman to AFP, will expand Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition to 66 lawmakers and make Lieberman defence minister.
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