Peres obtains necessary signatures for presidential candidacy
Vice Premier Shimon Peres has obtained the required number of supporting MK signatures to submit his candidacy for president. MKs Yoel Hasson and Ronit Tirosh have accumulated 22 signatures from Kadima and from the Pensioners' party.


Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is among those who signed, as did acting President and House Speaker Dalia Itzik. (Lilach Shoval)