Israeli Knesset votes to dissolve in step towards snap election

JERUSALEM: Israel moved closer on Wednesday to its fifth election in less than four years after lawmakers gave an initial nod to dissolve parliament.
The Knesset voted to dissolve in a preliminary reading of a bill expected to be finalised next week, after which the centrist foreign minister Yair Lapid will take over from Prime Minister Naftali Bennett at the head of an interim government.

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