The United Torah Judaism party announced Tuesday morning that it has suspended coalition talks with the Likud.

The haredi faction said it will not resume negotiations until it receives “clarification” regarding the distribution of ministerial positions in the next government, accusing the Likud’s negotiating team of unfairly allocating portfolios.

In a statement Tuesday, UTJ noted that Shas appears poised to receive no less than five major ministerial positions, while none have yet been offered to UTJ.

On Monday night, talks between Shas and the Likud were cut short, when Shas chairman Aryeh Deri rushed to Mayanei HaYeshua Medical Center in Bnei Brak, after Rabbi Shimon Baadani, a member of Shas’ rabbinic council, was hospitalized.... Read More: Arutz-7