Tel Aviv: A court in Jerusalem on Tuesday cleared former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert of multiple fraud and corruption charges but found him guilty of breach of trust while in office.
Olmert said he respects the court for acquitting him of the central corruption charges, stressing that he was only found guilty of "procedural improprieties" and that he would absorb the lessons of the verdict.
"There are judges in Jerusalem," Olmert said, quoting former prime minister Menachem Begin.
Olmert's defence attorneys said they would not appeal the verdict if the prosecution does not....more
03:54 AM, Jul 11, 2012