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Late News Bulletin

A motion of non-confidence in the government’s economic policy was defeated in the Knesset by a vote of 59-53 Tuesday evening. Former Finance Minister Yigael Hurwitz (Likud), a long-time critic of the policies of Yoram Aridor, the present Finance Minister, abstained. The non-confidence motion was presented by the Labor Alignment, Hadash (Communists) and Shinui.