The police will announce their decision whether to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Cases 1000 and 2000 next week, according to a Channel 2 News report.

Ahead of the decision, the investigators, led by the head of the Lahav 433 anti-corruption unit Dep.- Ch. Koresh Bar-Nur, is planned to meet with Chief of Police Roni Alsheich to discuss the move. The team will present the chief their final resolutions and conclusion from the investigation, and a document that summarizes both cases – that entails their recommendation whether to indict Netanyahu or not.

It was reported by various media outlets that the police are leaning toward recommending the state’s prosecution to indict the premier in both Cases 1000 and 2000.

The Channel 2 News highlighted the importance of the meeting tomorrow and said that it will be held until a unanimous decision is made.

In Case 1000, the “gifts affair,” police suspect that Netanyahu and his wife Sara received presents worth hundred of thousands of NIS from various businessmen, and in return he used his power in their benefit.

One of these businessmen is international movie producer Arnon Milchan, In a recent Channel 10 News report, it was revealed that in a meeting to discuss how Netanyahu can assist him to extend his US visa, the latter asked him: “where are my cigars.”

In Case 2000, the “Yedioth Aharnot affair,” it is suspected that Netanyahu negotiated with Yedioth Aharonot daily newspaper publisher Arnon “Noni” Mozes for favorable coverage of himself in exchange for support of a bill to weaken Israel Hayom, the largest circulation Hebrew-language paper, and Yediot’s biggest competitor.

In August, a court document revealed that Netanyahu was suspected of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust.

In the past, Netanyahu has acknowledged accepting gifts from Milchan but maintained they were exchanged between friends and did not constitute bribery or breach of trust. He has denied any wrongdoing.

“It is allowed, according to the law, to receive gifts from friends,” Netanyahu said at the Knesset last January.

“Arnon Milchan and I have been friends for over 20 years. We are good friends; our wives are good friends,” he said.

Police would not comment on the report.

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