Netanyahu questioned in German submarine case - spokesman

Netanyahu questioned in German submarine case - spokesman

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned by Israeli police on Tuesday for the first time in an investigation into a US$2 billion sale of three German Thyssenkrupp submarines to Israel, but is not a suspect, police said.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister&
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, June 10, 2018. Jim Hollander/Pool via Reuters

JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned by Israeli police on Tuesday for the first time in an investigation into a US$2 billion sale of three German Thyssenkrupp submarines to Israel, but is not a suspect, police said.

"The prime minister gave testimony in Case 3000, the submarines case, for the first time. He is not a suspect," police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

(Writing by Jeffrey Heller)

Source: Reuters

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