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        11/10/2013, Kislev 7, 5774

      Gov't to Approve Lieberman's Return as Foreign Minister


      Following last week's acquittal of Avigdor Lieberman of all charges, the government is expected today (Sunday) to confirm his return to the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs. Tomorrow (Monday) it will be brought before the Knesset for confirmation.

      Since Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, who has been holding the portfolio, will be resigning, so Deputy Foreign Minister MK Zeev Elkin will technically complete the term of his position.  However, it is expected that upon the government's confirmation of Lieberman that Elkin will be re-appointed at Deputy Minister.

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