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  5/27/2014, Iyar 27, 5774

'I Feel that There Will Be Last-Minute Surprises'


Tuesday is the last day for submitting candidacies for the position of president of Israel, but Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein estimated that that there may be last-minute surprises in the list of cadidates' names. "My feeling is that there will still be surprises, the nerves here are fraught,” the speaker told Arutz Sheva as he began to receive the candidates. “I said that I am afraid to turn off the phone for a few minutes, lest some new candidates present themselves,” he added half-humorously.