Ben-Eliezer tenders resignation, all Labor ministers resign

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January 17, 2011 14:57

 
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Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer told reporters Monday afternoon that he notified Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu an hour earlier of his resignation.

Following Minority Affairs Minister Avishay Braverman and Wefare Minister Isaac Herzog, the Labor ministers quit the government after Defense Minister Ehud Barak and four other Labor MKs left the party to start a new faction, "Independence."

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