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December 30, 1998
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Israeli President Ezer Weizman urged opposition leader Ehud Barak and former army chief of staff Amnon Lipkin-Shahak to join forces to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the May elections. Weizman has complained that separate runs for the premiership by Barak and Shahak would only hurt the left-wing’s chances of ousting Netanyahu, the Israeli daily Ha’aretz reported.

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