Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu drops bid for parliamentary immunity on corruption charges

//Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu drops bid for parliamentary immunity on corruption charges

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu drops bid for parliamentary immunity on corruption charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he had dropped his request for parliamentary immunity from corruption charges, in a move likely to speed the opening of his trial.The announcement came hours before he was to meet in the White House with US President Donald Trump for the unveiling of a long-awaited US peace plan.“A few minutes ago I informed the Knesset speaker that I’m withdrawing the immunity request,” Netanyahu wrote on Facebook. “I won’t let my political…

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