eks - the prime minister of Israel has appeared before courtIn Israel today hearings on business were the prime minister - the minister of Israel have begun Ehuda Olmerta. The Former head of the government who have left the post in this year, on Friday for the first time has appeared in a courtroom in Jerusalem, informs Associated Press.
“ I have come here as the person, innocent in any crime, and I hope to leave from here in the same quality “ - has declared E.Olmert before the beginning of hearings.
63 - summer E.Olmert is suspected of illegal reception of means from the American businessman of the Jewish origin of Morrisa Moshe Talanski. Inspectors suspect E.Olmerta of illegal reception from the businessman of hundreds thousand dollars in envelopes during the period when it was the mayor of Jerusalem. Under the Israeli laws, politicians can receive only limited quantity of money resources from donors.
meanwhile M.Talanski has told to inspectors that E. Olmert no means always directed the received means for socially useful affairs. In July 2008ã. The Israeli Office of Public Prosecutor has expanded a consequence concerning E.Olmerta`s possible abusings imperious powers. This time the prime minister - the minister has been accused also that asked at once some welfare funds to pay the same foreign trips. Under E.Olmert`s this scheme ostensibly gained means for itself and the family.
we will remind, as the resignation E.Olmert who has replaced on a post of the head of the government hard ill Ariel Sharon, has explained corruption scandal.