Olmert To Quit After Elections In September
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
by Isabel Kershner - July 31, 2008 - 3:49pm

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, embroiled in a high-profile corruption investigation, announced on Wednesday that he would resign after his party chose a new leader in September elections. The televised announcement injected new uncertainty into Israeli politics and the Middle East peace effort, coming just as Mr. Olmert has been intensifying negotiations with the Palestinian Authority as well as Syria.

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