Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Shas to endorse Likud's Netanyahu as next prime minister

Shas chairman Eli Yishai on Tuesday announced that his party would endorse Likud chairman Benjamin Netanyahu as the next prime minister.

Yishai, who announced the endorsement during the official launch of Shas' election campaign, also said that Labor chief Ehud Barak should serve as minister of defense in the next government.