'Lieberman Aides Still Running Foreign Ministry with Netanyahu's Approval'

By Haaretz

Published December 25, 2012.

A small group of associates of former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who were appointed by him to sensitive positions in his office, has remained to work in the Foreign Ministry even after their boss resigned from his post last week.

The three – his personal spokesman Tzachi Moshe, his office manager Sigi Levy and his secretary Limor Shalel – continue to work even now in the foreign minister’s office. They were appointed as part of the quota of positions of trust and receive their salary and work conditions from the ministry.

Although this is a position of trust, the new acting foreign minister, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, decided according to the law to continue to employ them – although he already receives spokesman and office management services from the large staff in the Prime Minister’s Office.

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