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Avigdor Lieberman

Israeli politician
Avigdor Lieberman

Avigdor Lieberman (born June 5, 1958) is an Israeli politician and leader of the Yisrael Beytenu party. He has served as the Minister of Strategic Affairs and as a Deputy Prime Minister of Israel since November 2006.

Sourced quotes

  • "We won’t be moving people, we will be moving the borders. It’s not a transfer."[1]
About the quote: Quoted while commenting on the Israeli-Palestine land territory conflict in 2006.
Simple: We will not move people from their homes. Instead we will move the borders.
  • "The vision I would like to see here is the entrenching of the Jewish and the Zionist state. I very much favor democracy, but when there is a contradiction between democratic and Jewish values, the Jewish and Zionist values are more important."[2]
Simple: I want to see the start of a Jewish and Zionist country. I like democracy, but I believe Jewish values are more important.

References

  1. "Israeli Official Discusses Iran and His Controversial Agenda". The New York Times (December 7, 2006). Retrieved on August 25, 2009
  2. "The Rise of Avigdor Lieberman". The Nation (December 14, 2006). Retrieved on August 25, 2009

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