Israel’s centrist Blue and White Party leader said Wednesday he failed to form a new government.

Benny Gantz informed Israeli President Reuven Rivlin of his failure hours before a deadline to form a coalition.

Rivlin is expected to ask parliament to find a candidate to get the support of 61 Knesset members to form the government in 21 days. If any lawmaker cannot command a majority, Israel will go to snap elections.

Earlier Wednesday, right-wing Yisrael Beytenu leader, Avigdor Lieberman, said the country was on track for an unprecedented third election in 12 months.

Lieberman blamed Prime Minister Benjamin

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