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Netanyahu’s Trial Set for March 17
By Staff, Agencies
The trial of Zionist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges will open on March 17, the ‘Israeli’ so-called justice ministry said Tuesday.
It said the indictment would be read by Judge Rivka Friedman-Feldman in the presence of Netanyahu in occupied al-Quds.
The announcement comes as Netanyahu campaigns ahead of March 2 elections, the Zionist entity’s third in less than a year, after two previous polls resulted in a deadlock between Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz.
Gantz had refused after September elections to join a unity government led by Netanyahu, saying he must first settle his differences with the judiciary before taking power.
Netanyahu was charged in the autumn last year with bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
Relatively, ‘Israeli’ Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit formally presented the charge sheet to the occupied al-Quds district court on January 28 after Netanyahu had withdrawn a request seeking parliamentary immunity lodged earlier that month.
His opponents had already mustered a majority in the legislature to deny him immunity.
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