Israeli Court: Netanyahu Must Show Call Logs with US Backer
Aug 08, 2017, 00:25
The evening also saw a few hundred supporters of Netanyahu's Likud Party launch a counter-protest in the prime minister's defense, necessitating the deployment of dozens of police officers to maintain order between the opposing sides. Channel Two added in Monday's report that in recent weeks prosecutors had come to a similar conclusion to the police.
The Supreme Court accepted the appeal submitted by investigative reporter Raviv Drucker, deciding that Netanyahu must release call logs detailing the times of his discussions with top Israel Hayom representatives, including Adelson and the former editor-in-chief Amos Regev.
Another former Netanyahu aide who worked with Harow said that his testimony could be a "bombshell" against the prime minister, given the extent of his knowledge. In so-called Case 1000, Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, are suspected of receiving illicit gifts from billionaire benefactors, whereas Case 2000 involves an alleged deal between Netanyahu and the publisher of Yedioth Ahronoth, a widely circulated Hebrew-language daily, that would have seen the premier support legislation to shutter a rival newspaper in return for more favorable coverage from Yedioth.
"Case 3000" involves a $1.5 billion deal to acquire three additional submarines for the Israeli Navy from the German manufacturer ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS). Investigators reportedly have asked if Adelson was aware of the deal.
Shaked told Israel's Channel 2 on Saturday that ministers have to resign in such cases, but not necessarily prime ministers.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu is no stranger to controversy and scandal. He returned to work with the prime minister in 2014 but resigned a year later amid corruption claims.
This has raised speculation that Netanyahu could be indicted shortly.
"These limits are vital to protect the criminal justice system from excessive politicization", he said. "Whether Netanyahu will resign is a political question, not a legal one, and that is good for the health of Israeli democracy".
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The two countries thrashed out a ceasefire in the south of the war-torn nation despite being on opposing sides of the conflict. Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russian Federation and closing the U.S.
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