An Israeli Cabinet minister resigned after a long-term illness resulted in her inability to talk. Environment Minister Yehudit Naot resigned from her post Monday. In January, Naot had her voice box removed after a series of daily chemotherapy treatments that followed two operations to remove malignant growths in her throat.
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