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07-30-2008, 01:54 PM
Speculation Mounts Ahead Of PM's 'Personal Announcement' (Olmert To Resign Tonight?)

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will hold a special press conference on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Israel time, the Prime Minister's Office announced. No further details were given as to the nature of the gathering. Israeli media sources speculated Olmert was planning to announce either that he will not run in the Kadima primary election in September, or that he will step down right away.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, who is currently in Washington, initially announced that she will be holding an unscheduled press conference two and a half hours after Olmert's, but about an hour before Olmert's was set the begin, she announced she will not be holding it.

"They Must Have Told Her To Forget It She Isn't Going To Get It They Will No Doubt Hold Special Elections !


07-30-2008, 02:36 PM
Olmert: I won't run in primary, will quit once new Kadima leader chosen

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Wednesday that he has decided not to contend in the Kadima primary and would resign as soon as the new party leader was chosen, due to the criminal investigation that have embroiled him in recent months. Olmert made the announcement in a statement to the public from his official residence in Jerusalem on Wednesday evening.