Liberman starts his first fire

Posted: April 1st, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: In the News, The Right, the US and us | Tags: , , , | 5 Comments »

When I wrote that things will be clearer with a Netanyahu right-wing government, what I meant was exactly this:

New foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Wednesday that Israel was changing its policies on the peace process and was not bound by commitments it made at a U.S.-sponsored conference to pursue creation of a Palestinian state.

During an official ceremony at the President’s Residence on Wednesday, Lieberman said: “There is one document that obligates us – and that’s not the Annapolis conference, it has no validity.

Lieberman said later that [his] declaration was not an empty statement, but “an expression of a change in Israel’s policy regarding the peace process.”

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