Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert predicted in an interview with Kan 11 News on the weekend that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will not be re-elected for another term in the wake of the investigations against him.
“I believe that Netanyahu’s time in office is up and he will not be the next prime minister. He is using his position to commit extremely serious criminal offenses,” Olmert charged.
The former prime minister discussed Netanyahu’s decision to break with Israel’s longstanding policy of ambiguity regarding its air strikes in Syria, noting that even during his term in office Israel attacked Syria, but that the attack – on a nuclear reactor in Syria – was revealed only ten years later.
Olmert said that Iran is not an existential threat and that Israel’s actions in Syria were correct but, in a hint to Netanyahu, added it was important not to mix the attacks with political and personal interests.
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