Israel's top two leaders have appeared to feud about the timing of the country's planned annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, complicating the task of American officials who were in Jerusalem trying to finalise a plan.
Implementing such plans "represents a new war crime added to the Israeli record full of brutal crimes against the Palestinian people," the Arab foreign ministers said in a statement.
Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit authorised the investigation after a preliminary inquiry found enough evidence to open a criminal investigation against the Israeli prime minister.
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