Ehud Olmert Resignation Announcement

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced that he would not run in his ruling Kadima party’s internal election on September 17, 2008,… read more

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced that he would not run in his ruling Kadima party’s internal election on September 17, 2008, and would step down afterward so that the new chairman could form a government. He criticized police investigations of corruption allegations against him and that he was choosing the public good over justice for himself. Prime Minister Olmert made the televised announcement from his official residence in Jerusalem.

Courtesy of Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA).

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Ehud Olmert Resignation Announcement

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Program ID:
280154-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Speech
Location:
Jerusalem, Israel
First Aired:
Jul 30, 2008 | 8:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 31, 2008 | 6:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jul 30, 2008 | 8:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 30, 2008 | 11:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 31, 2008 | 6:49am EDT | C-SPAN 1