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Israeli PM accused of massive corruption

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posted on May, 9 2008 @ 11:08 AM
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Israeli PM accused of massive corruption

I don't know if anyone has been following this or not, but it seems the gag-order was lifted on this case...


Mr Olmert, 62, denied the allegations - which were revealed after the justice ministry lifted a gag-order in the case - but said he would resign if he is charged.

Mr Olmert admitted he had received "financial contributions" for various election campaigns from Jewish-American businessman Morris Talansky but insisted they were not illegal.

Mr Olmert has insisted he will continue his duties as prime minister, but in a rare step he cancelled all interviews he traditionally grants local media ahead of Israel's anniversary celebrations.



Something to keep an eye on, in the manner of one more thing to contribute to less stability.




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