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AP Interview: Opposition leader says PM embarrassing Israel

May 21, 2020 - Associated Press
Board and Executive Moves

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Israel's new opposition leader said Thursday that Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming corruption trial is "embarrassing" the country and that he believes the only reason the long-time prime minister is still in office is because lawmakers never imagined a scenario in which an indicted premier would not have the decency to step down himself.

In his first English-language interview since assuming the post, Yair Lapid said he was uncomfortable addressing Netanyahu's troubles...