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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu was interrogated for the tenth time

Премьер-министр Израиля Биньямин Нетаньяху раздумывает прежде, чем ответить на вопрос журналистов
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ponders a media question after he visited the “3000 years of history: Jews in Jerusalem” exhibit at United Nations headquarters, March 8, 2018. Source: AP Photo/Richard Drew.

Israeli police officers for the tenth time questioned Benjamin Netanyahu Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of corruption in the telecommunications industry.

The Prime Minister was interrogated by the anti-corruption unit at the Prime Minister’s residence in Jerusalem for four hours on suspicion of corruption with the telecommunications company Bezeq Telecom Israel, which is owned by businessman Shaul Elovic, Ynet reports.

According to investigators, the portal Walla, which belongs to the telecommunications company Bezeq, published custom materials about Netanyahu and his family, forming a positive image of the policy. In exchange, the Prime Minister provided all sorts of preferences to the company.

Netanyahu has repeatedly denied the charges and called them “witch hunts.” No formal charges have yet been filed. So far, the partners of the ruling coalition Netanyahu supported him, saying that they are waiting for the next steps of the Prosecutor General. However, if the Prime Minister is charged, he may resign.