JERUSALEM (AP) — Benjamin Netanyahu and his household vacated the Israeli prime minister’s official residence early Sunday, practically a month after the longtime chief was ousted from workplace with the formation of an alternate authorities.
A household spokesman confirmed the Netanyahus left the residence on Balfour Avenue in Jerusalem shortly after midnight, according to a deadline agreed upon final month with newly inaugurated Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.
The Balfour residence had turn into an emblem of the Netanyahus’ scandals, and was the scene of weekly protests in opposition to Netanyahu for a lot of the previous yr. Demonstrators known as on the then-prime minister to resign whereas on trial for corruption. Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing and refused to step down.
Netanyahu was Israel’s longest serving prime minister, having held workplace for the previous 12 years and a stint within the Nineties, and had occupied the residence since 2009.
Bennett has not but introduced a date for transferring into the residence.