Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is alleged conducts money laundering by prosecutors. Today, Lieberman received heavy pressure and demanded to resign.
A close ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was dismissed all charges filed on him. Lieberman asserted that, allegations of corruption and money laundering that is political action to drop in government.
Netanyahu also defended Lieberman’s Yisrael Beitenu Party came from. Netanyahu thus congratulate Lieberman who could fend off accusations in court.
“I believe the Israeli justice mechanisms and I respect it. Right to defend itself has been used by Foreign Minister Lieberman and I hope he can show that he is not guilty,” Netanyahu said as quoted by the Associated Press on Friday (12/14/2012).
Israel General Attorney have long suspected Lieberman received funds amounting to millions of dollars from businessmen. Lieberman was laundering money to finance it through an illegal company in Eastern Europe.
The legal decision about Lieberman is still unclear, but a number of parties contended, Lieberman would have to resign. The parties are urged Lieberman to resign is the opposition that is, Shelly Yachimovich, Yair Lapid and Tzipi Livni.
Avigdor Lieberman born in the Soviet Union, he was an ultra-nationalist politician and was a militant in Israel. Besides active criticism and threats of the Palestinians, a man who had worked as a bouncer also questioned to the loyalty of Israel’s Arab minority citizens against his Government.