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Case 4000: Bibi Claims He Never Received Favorable Coverage From Walla!
Zionist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a police testimony during a Tuesday interrogation in Bezeq-Walla Affair involving illicit quid pro quo deals, that his family did not receive favorable coverage from Bezeq, according to the corruption investigation, also known as Case 4000.
“My wife received favorable coverage? 75 percent of the articles are against her,” Netanyahu vented the prime minister during the interrogation.
He was well prepared for the interrogation and arrived carrying various documents, which included articles from Walla! News and financial statements from his time as communications minister.
Netanyahu also denied he had approved the merger of Bezeq and satellite television provider Yes.
“I didn’t approve it. I only formally signed it. The merger had been approved by committees established during Kahlon,” he explained in the testimony.
Netanyahu presented the investigators with the Walla! News articles he had brought and added “My wife received a favorable coverage? 75 percent of the articles are against her.”
Netanyahu also provided them with text messages his spouse Sara sent to Bezeq majority shareholder Shaul Elovitch’s wife Iris.
During the interrogation Netanyahu was mainly confronted with the testimony of witness Nir Hefetz, his former media adviser and the one who relayed orders from the prime minister to Filber and from there to Elovitch.
Police suspect that Bezeq received benefits worth about NIS 1 billion from the Communications Ministry in return to favorable coverage of Netanyahu and his family on the Walla! website, which is owned by Elovitch.
Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team
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