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Israeli Defence Minister quits, citing poor faith in Netanyahu

In this Feb. 16, 2015 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left), speaks with Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon.  

Israel's Defence Minister announced his resignation on Friday, citing poor faith in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after Mr. Netanyahu proposed replacing him as part of a move to expand the coalition government.

“I informed the PM that after his conduct and recent developments, and given the lack of faith in him, I am resigning from the government and parliament and taking a break from political life,” Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said on Twitter.

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