LIVE BLOG: Ayalon Takes the Stand for Key Testimony of Lieberman Graft Trial

Key witness and former Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon says Lieberman asked him to appoint Ben Aryeh, but says he holds no grudges against his ex-boss; tells defense attorney that he, too, had defended Lieberman for four years. Court to determine whether he is saying the truth or using his testimony as revenge.

Former Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon took the stand on Thursday as a key witness for the prosecution in the graft trial against his ex-boss, Avigdor Lieberman, reiterating his testimony to police that the former foreign minister had taken an active role in the appointment of Zeev Ben Aryeh as ambassador to...