The Israeli Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that charges of corruption against Benjamin Netanyahu did not prevent him from forming a coalition government, paving the way for the veteran politician to stay in power.
In its decision on opposition appeals, the court said that the unity government agreement that Netanyahu struck with his electoral rival Benny Gantz did not violate the law, rejecting the controversy that had arisen over his seeking to fortify the agreement and preventing his trial on charges of corruption in violation of the law.
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