Police close investigation into UN ambassador Danon over lack of evidence

Police have closed their investigation into alleged corruption by Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon due to lack of evidence, according to reports in Hebrew-language media.

Danon was being investigated on suspicion of widespread political corruption to further his personal career in the years prior to his appointment to the UN post.

The reports say the police file will be transferred to the State Attorney’s Office for review and final decision whether the investigation should be closed.

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