Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigns.

Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigns.

 

Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced Friday that he has decided to resign from office following the breach of trust indictment pending against him.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to keep the foreign relations portfolio in his office, and will be the acting foreign minister until after January’s elections.

 

 

Should Netanyahu decide to name a replacement for Lieberman, his shortlist will include Vice Premier Silvan Shalom and Education Minister Gideon Saar.

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