Yacimovich announces support for Ehud Barak

MK Shelly Yacimovich announced Sunday night that she would officially support Labor chair candidate Ehud Barak in the second round of elections for the party's primaries, Israel Radio reported. According to Yacimovich, she was aware of mistakes made by Barak in the past, but said that he was still a better candidate than Ami Ayalon, his opponent in the race.