Olmert to submit resignation Sunday evening

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by Roni Sofer
Latest Update: 09.21.08, 13:46

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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.


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

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