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        12/16/2012, Tevet 3, 5773

      Landau: Lieberman will be Cleared by Election Time

      Energy and Water Minister Uzi Landau said, Sunday afternoon, that Chairman Avigdor Lieberman of his Yisrael Beyteinu party will continue to serve as a minister in thenext government.

      Interviewed by Israel Defense Forces Radio in the wake of Lieberman's resignation as foreign minister, Friday, Doctor Landau said, "By election time, Lieberman will be declared innocent in the case of the ambassador in Belarus." Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein announced, last week, that he would seek indictments of fraud and breach of trust against Lieberman, based on information allegedly given to him by a former Israeli ambassador to Belarus about investigations against Lieberman.