Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit refused the request of defense attorneys of incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to receive the full investigation material in the three corruption cases their client is indicted in, local media reported on Sunday.
In his answer, Mandelblit replied that the defendant will receive the full investigation files only after the indictment will be handed over to the court.
In a fiery response, the Israeli premier slammed the attorney general, saying “How can one fight for the truth if the material indicating extortion under threat of state witnesses, selective law enforcement and setting judicial precedents in mankind’s history is hidden?”
“One who continues to act in a non-transparent manner probably wants to attain a result that was planned in advance,” Netanyahu added.
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