‘West Bank & Gaza stalemate playing into hands of Netanyahu’s hardline govt’

Rt the core of the vote are three issues – rocketing living costs, Iran’s nuclear ambitions and the peace deadlock with the Palestinians. Owing to his uncompromising stance, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to not only hold on to power, but solidify his sway over Israel. Polls and publications in general agree that it’s the centre and left-leaning parties are expected to be net losers.Gershon Baskin, Co-chairman of the Israel-Palestine Research & Information Centre, gives RT more perspective on the voting.

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