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Netanyahu says graft allegations a 'witch hunt' to topple him

AFP , Thursday 28 Feb 2019
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called corruption allegations a "witch hunt" meant to topple him after the attorney general announced plans to indict him.

Speaking in a televised statement a couple of hours after the attorney general's announcement, Netanyahu said he planned on being prime minister for a long time to come despite the allegations.

The announcement comes ahead of April 9 elections.

 

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