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  5/8/2014, Iyar 8, 5774

Minister Shalom Likely Won't Run for President

Water and Energy Minister Silvan Shalom will likely not run for President, despite the fact that the case against him will be closed, political officials said on Wednesday.

According to Channel 2 News, officials close to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that Netanyahu is unlikely to back any of the presidential candidates, and this will likely lead Shalom to choose not to run.