Bush tells Israeli media peace does not depend on Olmert

13 05 2008

US President George W. Bush said in interviews published Tuesday ahead of a visit to Israel that the country’s peace process with the Palestinians does not depend on embattled Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

 

Police suspect Olmert illicitly took hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash from an American fund-raiser. The Israeli leader has said he would resign if indicted. (AP)