Olmert to submit resignation Sunday evening

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by Roni Sofer
Ynetnews
Latest Update: 09.21.08, 13:46

Prime minister informs cabinet ministers he will be stepping down; congratulates newly elected Kadima Chairwoman Livni on primaries’ victory, says willing to help her form new coalition

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is expected to arrive at the President’s Residence at 7:30 pm Sunday in order to submit his resignation to President Shimon Peres. His government will then become a transit government until newly elected Kadima Chairwoman Tzipi Livni forms a new coalition or decides to call elections.

Earlier Sunday, Olmert informed the cabinet that he would be stepping down, just 33 months after taking office.

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Olmert to submit resignation Sunday evening – Israel News, Ynetnews.

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