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        11/6/2013, Kislev 3, 5774

      Lieberman's Verdict to be Handed Down

      The verdict in the trial of former Foreign Minister MK Avigdor Lieberman will be handed down on Wednesday at the Jerusalem Magistrates Court. Lieberman is suspected of fraud and breach of trust in the case of Ambassador Ze'ev Ben Aryeh, whom he recommended to a post despite the fact he allegedly knew that the ambassador had done wrong in passing along secret information.

      Should he be acquitted, Lieberman is expected to re-appointed as Foreign Minister. If convicted, he will have to wait until he is sentenced and the Court decides whether there was moral turpitude in his actions.

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