State prosecutors delay annual gathering as Netanyahu indictment decision looms

The State Prosecutor’s Office has delayed its annual gathering later this week in a potential sign Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit is gearing up to announce whether to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of graft cases.

According to the Ynet news site, the meeting will not be held until a decision is made concerning Netanyahu.

Netanyahu faces charges of fraud and breach of trust in three separate cases, as well as bribery in one of them. He denies wrongdoing.

Mandelblit is expected to soon announce whether Netanyahu will be charged. A report over the weekend said Netanyahu’s Likud party believes the announcement may come as soon as Tuesday.

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