Fri Dec 14, 2012, 11:24 AM
Purveyor (21,110 posts)
Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman Resigns
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has resigned after prosecutors decided to charge him with breach of trust.
Mr Lieberman has also resigned as deputy prime minister, and said he would fight to clear his name of the charges.
The case against him relates to a financial scandal dating back more than a decade.
His resignation comes five weeks before Israel's general election.
Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-20731396
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|Jack Rabbit||Dec 2012||#6|
Response to Purveyor (Original post)
Fri Dec 14, 2012, 03:02 PM
DavidDvorkin (12,932 posts)
7. Unfortunately, his party will still be there
Presumably still in the coalition, and presumably still part of the winning combination in the upcoming election.