Peres on Olmert’s sentence

May 13, 2014   |   Category: Prophecy News   |  

President Shimon Peres commented on the jail sentence handed down to former prime minister Ehud Olmert Tuesday for his role in the Holyland corruption affair, saying that at a personal level it was a sad day, but praised the legal system.

 

His comments were echoed by Finance Minister Yair Lapid, Opposition Chairman Isaac Herzog, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich.

 

Olmert was sentenced to six years in prison and fined NIS 1 million in court in Tel Aviv on Tuesday morning for his role in the ‘Holyland Affair’, the real estate corruption case considered the largest of its kind in Israeli history.

Read More: Peres on Olmert’s sentence: Personally, this is a sad day – Israel News, Ynetnews.

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