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Days after being chosen to form the next Israeli government, Benjamin Netanyahu met with moderate party leaders in an attempt to lure them into a government under his leadership.

Netanyahu, who heads the conservative Likud movement, made no real progress in his separate talks with Kadima party leader, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Labor party leader Defense Minister Ehud Barak.

"I am not going to give up on this," Netanyahu said Monday. "I want to try and make every possible effort to form a national unity government." Read full article »

-- CNN Jerusalem Bureau Chief Kevin Flower contributed to this report.

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