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Israeli FM faces corruption allegation

01-21-2012 08:01 BJT

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One of the key figures in the Israeli government is in the midst of a legal hearing that may determine his political future.

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, the leader of a nationalist party, might be accused of corruption in the following weeks and taken to court. And this might provoke early elections in the country.


Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaks to the media before the weekly
cabinet meeting in Jerusalem January 8, 2012.

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman gestures during a press conference
after talks with his Polish counterpart Radek Sikorski, unseen, in Warsaw,
Poland, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.


Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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