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Israel's Attorney General Drew Fire for Negotiating With Netanyahu. It Seems He's Done

Mendelblit was willing to negotiate a deal but now, after the talks were revealed and he lost support from prosecutors, he believes its best to let the trial end in conviction

Gidi Weitz
Gidi Weitz
Gidi Weitz
Gidi Weitz

Even after the disclosure of his clandestine dialogue with Benjamin Netanyahu and his willingness to reach a deal with him, Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit is convinced that if a plea bargain isn’t signed, the former prime minister’s trial will end with a sentence that puts him behind bars. However, Mendelblit would not like to see Netanyahu in orange prison garb. He fully realizes what could happen if and when the adored leader of masses finds himself in wing 10 of Maasiyahu Prison. Still, Mendelblit insists that this was not the reason that impelled him to promote on the eve of his departure a deal that would enable the accused to avoid such a bitter end.

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