Published time: March 10, 2015 15:40
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu believes there is a “huge, worldwide effort” to make sure he does not get reelected in next week’s elections, which are expected to be extremely close.
The comments by Netanyahu to activists from his right-wing Likud party were broadcast by Army Radio on Tuesday.
“It is a very tight race,” Netanyahu said. “Nothing is guaranteed because there is a huge, worldwide effort to topple the Likud government.”
The radio interpreted the remarks as relating to advocacy groups funded from abroad pushing for a change of government.
Although political parties in Israel are not allowed to accept money from foreign donors, nonprofit organizations can accept money from overseas and US consultants have advised candidates in Israeli elections for many years…
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