A parliamentary committee approved to dissolve parliament on Wednesday, with a final vote expected early next week raising the possibility of a comeback by former PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israel considers Iran to be its greatest enemy and it strongly opposed the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers, which eased economic sanctions in exchange for curbs on Iran’s nuclear activities.
PM Bennett’s scheduled visit to India in April was called off at the last minute as he tested positive for Covid
PM Narendra Modi tweeted that he looked forward to welcoming Naftali Bennett to India for his first visit to the country.
Bennett, 50, was scheduled to visit India from April 3 to 5 and is not yet known if the visit will be called off.
The Kremlin said Bennett told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a call on Sunday that Israel is ready to play mediator.
Though India had recognised Israel on September 17, 1950, full-fledged diplomatic relations between the countries were established on January 29, 1992.
Negotiators from Iran and world powers were meeting in Vienna on Monday to resume talks aimed at reviving a 2015 nuclear deal.
PM Narendra Modi holds 'fruitful' meeting with Israeli Premier Naftali Bennett; review bilateral ties
PM Narendra Modi and Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennetts's maiden formal meeting came after their brief interaction on Monday during the climate conference.
Prime Minister Modi, who was accompanied by Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, interacted with Bennett on Monday in a visibly cordial brief meeting.