Israeli Defence Minister quits, claiming ceasefire with Hamas is a ‘surrender to terrorism’

The right-wingers resignation could bring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition government close to collapse

ISRAELI Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned today in protest against the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Hamas, bringing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition government close to collapse.

After two days of bloodshed, in which Israeli warplanes killed six Palestinians and Hamas fired hundreds of missiles into southern Israel, Mr Lieberman said he could no longer serve a government that endorsed the ceasefire and that the agreement amounted to a “surrender to...
source: Morning Star Online

2018-11-14 20:30
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