Benjamin Netanyahu held a televised press conference from Rio de Janeiro, where Netanyahu is for the installation of Brazil's new högerpresident Jair Bolsonaro.
To the media said the israeli president that he is not going to come back "in the event that I called in for questioning by the procurator general before the election", which is a necessary step before he is formally indicted.
the Police have recommended to the prosecution of Netanyahu in three different corruption cases. He is suspected of, inter alia, have received luxury goods in exchange for personal services. The prime minister denies the allegations.
in order to keep themselves and their koallition remain in power for some time.
In november, the Israeli defense minister Avigdor Lieberman and left the ruling coalition with the smallest possible majority in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset. During the christmas holidays, the israeli nationalistkoalitionens parties to dissolve the Knesset and call an early presidential election to be held in april 2019.
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