Netanyahu interrogated for hours – Israeli police confirm


November 20 , 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

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Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova

The Israeli police have confirmed that the country’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, was interrogated for hours. The charges against him are so serious that they can lead to his resignation.

The Israeli Prime Minister is suspected of taking expensive gifts from representatives of the business community. Secondly, investigators believe that Netanyahu agreed with this country’s largest publishing house “Yediot Aharonot”that the government’s activities should be covered in the press from a positive angle. In response, Netanyahu promised to pass a law limiting the powers of the main competitor –  the Yisrael Ha-Yom newspaper.

The case of Netanyahu is being dealt with by the Lakhav-433 unit, its specialization is corruption cases.

This was the sixth interrogation of Netanyahu, and occurred round November 10th. The politician himself claims that he is not guilty, and believes that the opposition and journalists who are wishing to organize a coup in the country are to blame for the corruption scandal.

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