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January 31, 2000
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Members of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s bloc are concerned that a campaign finance scandal will hurt its efforts to lobby for public approval of a national referendum on any future peace accord with Syria. In the wake of a report by the state comptroller, Israel’s attorney general last week ordered a police probe of suspected campaign finance violations by One Israel in last year’s election, including allegations that nonprofit organizations illegally funded Barak’s prime ministerial bid.

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