efe-epaJerusalem

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday began talks with party leaders to decide who is best positioned to form a government following last month’s elections, the fourth time the country has gone to the polls in the last two years.

The right-wing party the Likud and centrist Yesh Atid recommended Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Yair Lapid, respectively.EFE-EPA