because of corruption allegations under pressure, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for a confrontation with the leniency. The conversation should be televised live, he said to the Israeli television. He had already asked for two Time such a confrontation, but this was rejected.

In Israel, find on 9. April early elections instead. Regular should only be in November, 2019 selected. Netanyahu’s right-religious coalition, however, was falling more and more under pressure. Most recently, he ruled only with a wafer-thin majority: it has about 61 of the total of 120 mandates. At the end of December the coalition tips for new elections, had decided.

Expensive gifts from fellow billionaires?

The police recommended that, in three cases, to bring charges against Netanyahu. He is suspected to have a friend’s billionaires, expensive gifts accepted. A critical newspaper publisher, he should have offered to weaknesses in return for positive coverage of its competitors.

the Telecom giant Bezeq is said to have granted Netanyahu during his time as communications Minister benefits, if in a group belonging to the Medium a positive effect on him would be reported. Netanyahu denies all the allegations and speaks of a “witch hunt” on him. Currently, the office of the public Prosecutor must decide on an indictment.


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