Wednesday, July 5, candidate for the presidency of the party «Avoda» AVI Gabay met with current party leader Yitzhak Herzog, as well as head of the party «tnua» Tzipi Livni. Details of these meetings were not disclosed, but it is clear that Gabay asked the leaders of the «Zionist camp» to support him in the second round of voting.
Note that AVI Gabay is not a Knesset member and will not be able to take the post of head of the parliamentary opposition in case of election victory. However, he can promise to give this post to someone who will support in the second round. In this situation, the chance that the Duke will say that he supports GABA, very high.
Later Anacom Duke will meet and Amir Peretz. The Duke himself sent his supporters a statement in which he promised not to make decisions about supporting a particular candidate before meeting with them. «We’ll meet tomorrow, all talk, it’s important to listen to your opinion, only then I will make a decision», — stated in the message of the Duke.
Previously, Amir Peretz, spoke at a press conference. It was attended by the head of the «Histadrut» AVI Nissenkorn, which stated that it supported in the second round to Amir Peretz. The former defense Minister is also supported by the deputies Itzik Shmuel, Hilik Bar, Nahman Shai. According to unconfirmed information, in the near future about the support of Peretz declares and the head of the «Zionist camp» meirav Michaeli.
Deputies Yossi Yona and Michal Biran said publicly that support AVI GABA. It is a supporter and member Shelly yachimovich.