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  3/7/2013, Adar 25, 5773

Aharonovitch: New Government a Week Away

Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharonovitch said, Thursday, "On Thursday the government will be established and will be presented at the President's Residence." Interviewed by Israel Defense Forces Radio, he rejected the idea of Yesh Atid party Chairman Yair Lapid being named Foreign Minister, explaining that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu would keep his promise to reserve the portfolio for Yisrael Beyteinu chairman Avigdor Lieberman, pending the outcome of Liberman's trial on corruption charges.

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