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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu over alleged bribery

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Police investigating Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have recommended to Israel's attorney general that he be charged with bribery in two cases, according to reports.


Mr Netanyahu, who denies wrongdoing, has been questioned several times since the start of 2017.

Police can make only a recommendation; the final decision to indict rests with the attorney-general.

Israeli media have reported that one of the two cases involves the receipt of gifts from businessmen and the other is related to conversations Mr Netanyahu is alleged to have held with an Israeli newspaper publisher about limiting competition in the news sector in exchange for more positive coverage.

Police were due to make the official announcement over their recommendations this evening.

In a televised address this evening, Mr Netanyahu pledged to continue to lead Israel. He said that nothing will come of the cases against him.
 (RTE)
 13/2/18

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