Netanyahu opposes early polls as graft probes intensify

Netanyahu opposes early polls as graft probes intensifyIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he opposes early elections, as corruption probes linked to him intensify speculation over his future. Israeli media have raised the possibility of a June poll, with graft investigations potentially weakening the premier’s ability to hold together his right-wing coalition. “There is no reason for that to happen if there is good will,” Netanyahu said before departing for a visit to the United States late Saturday.



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