Lieberman takes the stand as first defense witness in fraud trial against him
LIVE BLOG: Former foreign minister is accused of promoting candidate for ambassador to Latvia; Lieberman will use his testimony to try to undermine his former deputy Ayalon’s credibility by arguing that the latter’s police statement was motivated by a desire for revenge.
Former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman took the stand on Wednesday as the first defense witness in a trial against him for alleged fraud and breach of trust. Lieberman is accused of securing Ze’ev Ben Aryeh a promotion after the latter, while serving as ambassador to Belarus, had informed him that police were...
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