Showing posts with label Avigdor Liberman. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Avigdor Liberman. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Liberman praises Jordan's King Abdullah for 'harsh response' to pilot's execution by ISIS

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Wednesday sent his condolences to Jordanian King Abdullah after a pilot from the Hashemite Kingdom was burned alive and killed by Islamic State terrorists the previous day...

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Israel steps into intracommunal dispute in gas-rich Cyprus

Visit to Israel by foreign minister of self-styled "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus" condemned by EU-member Cyprus....

The visit to Israel this week of Özdil Nami, so called "foreign minister" of the self-styled "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus", has landed Israel in hot water with its ally in the southern part of the divided island. 

Israeli FM blasts far-right politicians for fanning tension in Jerusalem

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday reproached right-wing politicians for paying controversial visits to the flashpoint al-Aqsa compound in east Jerusalem at a time of soaring tension between Arabs and Jews.

Lieberman told Israel Radio that some Israeli politicians "are seeking cheap publicity" in "a cynical exploitation of the current complicated political situation."

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Israeli FM: Cyprus has right to explore offshore oil, gas

In meeting with Cypriot counterpart, Lieberman says Turkey must respect the Greek part of the island’s energy exploration efforts.

Israel's foreign minister says Cyprus' right to explore for oil and gas off its shores must be respected by all countries, including Turkey.

Avigdor Liberman: Να σέβεται Κύπρο η Τουρκία

Επίσκεψη στο Ισραήλ για συνομιλίες με τον Πρωθυπουργό Βενιαμίν Νετανιάχου θα πραγματοποιήσει στις 2 Δεκεμβρίου ο Πρόεδρος της Δημοκρατίας Νίκος Αναστασιάδης.

Αυτό αναφέρει σε ανάρτησή του στο twitter o Κυβερνητικός Εκπρόσωπος Νίκος Χριστοδουλίδης.

Σύμφωνα με πληρόφορίες η επίσκεψη του Προέδρου στο Ισραήλ αποφασίστηκε σήμερα κατά τις επαφές του Ισραηλού ΥΠΕΞ στην Κύπρο.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Liberman says Israel must hit Hamas 'until it waves the white flag'

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman told Israeli television on Friday that military operations in Gaza must continue "until Hamas waves the white flag."
In an interview with Channel 2 that aired just a few hours after it was learned that a four-year-old boy succumbed to his wounds which he sustained as a result of a mortar strike on a kibbutz near the Gaza frontier, Liberman said that the government needs to spell out "a strategic goal" that encompasses "defeating Hamas, bringing it to submission."

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Israel should not cooperate with UN inquiry on Gaza. (FM, Avigdor Lieberman)

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has lashed out at an inquiry panel set up by the U.N. to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Israel during the latter's weeks-long onslaught on the Gaza Strip.
"We must not cooperate with the [U.N.] committee," Lieberman asserted in a Wednesday press statement. "We must not give legitimacy to a biased committee."
On Monday, the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) ordered the formation of an "independent commission of Inquiry" tasked with investigating possible Israeli violations of international and human rights law "in the West Bank and, particularly, the Gaza Strip."

Friday, June 27, 2014

Ισχυρή υποστήριξη του Ισράηλ στο ανεξάρτητο Κουρδιστάν

Ο υπουργός Εξωτερικών του Ισραήλ Άβιγκντορ Λίμπερμαν είπε στον ομόλογό του των Ηνωμένων Πολιτειών της Αμερικής Τζον Κέρι ότι η ανεξαρτητοποίηση του Κουρδικού θύλακα στο βόρειο Ιράκ είναι ουσιαστικά «προκαθορισμένη» και ότι ισραηλινοί ειδικοί προτείνουν να αναγνωριστεί το ταχύτερο αυτό το νέο κράτος, εάν σχηματιστεί.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Liberman slams EU's Ashton on remarks regarding Israeli measures against Palestinians

Foreign Minister Avigodor Liberman slammed EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Friday after she issued a statement calling on Israel to backtrack on measures taken against the Palestinians.
Liberman criticized the top EU diplomat for calling on Israel to reverse recent decisions made in regard to the West Bank and east Jerusalem, charging that she should concentrate on a multitude of other issues he indicated were more pressing for Ashton's attention.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Statements by the Minister of National Defence Dimitris Avramopoulos and Israel’s Minister of FA Avigdor Liberman after their meeting at the MoND

Hellenic MOD, 21/3/14

D.AVRAMOPOULOS: I had the pleasure to meet today, here at the Ministry of National Defense, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel, an old colleague and always friend of mine, Mr. Avigdor Lieberman, who pays an official visit to our country.

With Mr. Lieberman, we know each other since his first mandate as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel and we met several times then. I remind our meeting in New York, in the framework of the United Nations General Assembly, and after some time, we met again in Israel.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Joint statements of Deputy PM and FM Venizelos and Israeli FM Avigdor Liberman (Athens, 20 March 2014). -Hellenic MoFA

MFA, 20/3/14
E. VENIZELOS: I welcome the Foreign Minister of Israel, Avigdor Liberman, to the Foreign Ministry in Athens and to Greece. We also met here a few years ago, when he visited Greece for the first time, as Foreign Minister, and he met with me at the Ministry of National Defence.

I congratulated Mr. Liberman on his reappointment to the Foreign Ministry, and we had the opportunity to reaffirm and update everything that was agreed on and signed at the G2G meeting that took place in October, in Jerusalem.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Liberman says Turkish PM is successor to Nazi Goebbels

Former foreign minister compares Erdogan, who accused Israel of plotting Egyptian coup, to notorious Third Reich propagandist.

A day after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of being behind Egypt’s military coup, former foreign minister Avigdor Liberman shot back at Ankara, calling Erdogan the ideological heir to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. 

“Anyone who heard Erdogan’s words, which were full of hate and incitement, understands without any doubt that we are talking about the successor to Goebbels, and his plotting is in the same vein as the Dreyfus trial and the Elders of Zion,” Liberman said Wednesday, referring to two notorious instances of anti-Semitism.

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