Ben-Eliezer removes himself from presidential race

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August 28, 2006 03:21

 
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National Infrastructure Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer removed his candidacy for the presidency on Sunday night, in the wake of the recent investigations. Ben-Eliezer said the "institution of the presidency has become a bog," and therefore he has no desire to take part in the race for presidency. Ben-Eliezer had already acquired spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's backing for the race.

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