Report: Netanyahu aide to resign as sexual misconduct case to be closed

David Keyes, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesman for foreign media, was accused in mid-September by at least 10 women of sexual misconduct.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
November 21, 2018 20:35
DAVID KEYES (R) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L)

DAVID KEYES (R) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L). (photo credit: HAIM ZACH/GPO)

 
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The case of alleged sexual misconduct by aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be closed, resulting in his resignation from the post, Channel 2 reported on Wednesday.

David Keyes, Netanyahu's spokesman for foreign media, was accused in mid-September by at least 10 women of sexual misconduct. The accusations all stemmed from actions he allegedly did before being appointed an aide to Netanyahu.

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The Civil Service Commission reached a deal with Keyes, the report said, in which the case will be closed and he will step down from his position.


In September, Keyes was accused by Julia Salazar, a New York politician, of sexual assault, a claim echoed by 10 other women weeks later.

Keyes denied all accusations, saying in a statement, "This false accusation is made by someone who has proven to be repeatedly dishonest about her own life. This is yet another example of her dishonesty."

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