Netanyahu struggles to form coalition cabinet – 24 Feb 09

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Israel’s President Shimon Peres has urged the country’s new parliament to wrap up a peace accord with Palestinians by the end of their term.

Israeli lawmakers were sworn in at a ceremony in the Knesset on Tuesday. Right wing parties saw their support rise in February’s election and now dominate the parliament.

But the country’s still grappling with who will be its next Prime Minister.

From Jerusalem Jacky Rowland reports on the latest dilemmas facing the President’s pick – Benyamin Netanyahu.

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