8 Apr 2019

Israel election closest race in a decade

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 8 April 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected. Mr Netanyahu made the comment just days ahead of Israelis heading to the polls, in an attempt to win over right-wing voters. The settlements are illegal under international law, although Israel disputes this. Susie Ferguson speaks to Haviv Gur, a journalist at the Times of Israel who says this is the closest race in the last ten years.