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  3/31/2014, Adar Bet 29, 5774

Peres: Olmert Conviction 'A Sad Day for Israel'

On a visit to Austria Monday, President Shimon Peres said that the events of Monday morning, in which a long list of Israeli political leaders – including former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert – were found guilty of corruption and bribe taking, made it a “very sad day for Israel.”