Israel’s Parliament Adjourned in Clash Over Powers

Elvera Bartels

TEL AVIV—The speaker of Israel’s parliament, an ally of Primary Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, abruptly adjourned the system, blocking an opposition energy to location his intense response to the coronavirus underneath legislative oversight.

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, a member of Mr. Netanyahu’s Likud occasion, declared the transfer a few minutes just after the start off of Wednesday’s session. He stated the unfold of the virus justified his decision to suspend parliamentary features at minimum until finally Monday.

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