Police: Olmert will be questioned on allegations that Barak took bribes

November 23, 2014 22:03

Police announced on Sunday night that former prime minister Ehud Olmert will be called as a witness in its investigation of allegations that former prime minister Ehud Barak took bribes.

Two weeks ago, Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein ordered police to investigate bribery allegations Olmert made against Barak in a taped conversation.The decision came a day after an NGO asked Weinstein to investigate taped allegations Olmert made sometime in 2007-2009 that his then defense minister Barak had taken millions of dollars in bribes as part of arms and weapons transactions.

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