Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be summoned by State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss to answer questions about his role in the May 31 flotilla raid that left nine Turkish citizens dead.
During an appearance on Channel 2's "Meet the Press" program over the weekend, Lindenstrauss said he plans to probe the decision-making process as well as Netanyahu's actions preceding the Israel Navy's storming of the Gaza-bound aid ship Mavi Marmara.
"We believe we need to ascertain the personal responsibility of those involved, whether there was or wasn't personal responsibility and if any conclusions need to be drawn," the comptroller told Channel 2.
Lindenstrauss stated his intention to probe all matters related to the implementation of prior committee reports on military preparedness, namely the Winograd Committee report which investigated the Second Lebanon War.
The comptroller said the naval commandos involved in the incident will not be required to appear to give statements, but when asked if he would summon the prime minister, he replied: "I would assume so."
"There is supervision over prosecutors and that supervision is in the hands of the state comptroller," Lindenstrauss said. "We do support the appointment of an ombudsman who would look into public complaints against prosecutors."
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