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  12/4/2012, Kislev 20, 5773

Lieberman: Misezhnikov Would Have Had High Position


Chairman Avigdor Lieberman of the Yisrael Beytenu party expressed regret, Tuesday morning, at the announcement by Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov, that he would not be seeking another term in the Knesset. Lieberman said Misezhnikov would have had a high place on the party's list of Knesset candidates, which is scheduled to be announced, Tuesday. He added that Misezhnikov stood to have a senior position in the next government.

The foreign minister said he understood Misezhnikov's wish to move on in his professional life and wished him well.