Tue Jun 12, 2018, 10:31 PM

Netanyahu Quizzed As Submarine Graft Probe Witness

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Tuesday questioned as a police witness in a probe of alleged corruption over the state purchase of three German submarines, his office said.

Netanyahu is the subject of several corruption investigations, but he is not under suspicion in the submarine affair, known as Case 3000.

"The prime minister gave his testimony in Case 3000. He has given all the details that led to his professional decisions on the matter of the submarines, while explaining their importance for state security," his office said in a statement.

The statement said Netanyahu was delighted to "put an end once and for all to false claims spread by politicians" that he acted improperly in the affair.


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