Prime Minister's Chief of Staff Resigns

[Ynet News ] Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's chief of staff, Yoram Turbowicz, submitted his resignation Thursday, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement. Turbowicz, one of the prime minister's representatives in Israel's indirect talks with Syria in Turkey, will stay on in a voluntary capacity as the prime minister's special advisor until he leaves office. On Wednesday, Olmert announced that he will step down to make way for his successor after the Kadima party primary elections next month, in which he will not be a candidate.

2008-08-01 01:00:00

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