Israel's finance minister moves to foreign

Feb. 26, 2003 at 7:41 AM

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Israel's finance minister Wednesday accepted Ariel Sharon's offer to be foreign minister in the Israeli premier's new government. Silvan Shalom will replace Binyamin Netanyahu, the former prime minister and Sharon rival who was offered the post after Israel's national unity government split in October.

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