Ayalon, Ben-Aryeh to testify for State against Liberman
Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, Ze'ev Ben-Aryeh and various police
and Justice Ministry officials will be among the witnesses that will
testify against former foreign minister Avigdor Liberman in the Ambassador Affair, according to an indictment filed to the Knesset by Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein on Thursday.
to a Channel 10 report aired last week, Ayalon had not been questioned
in the Ambassador Affair. Weinstein wrote in his indictment that police
had since undertaken a secondary investigation, from which they compiled
facts that will be used in the case against Liberman.
The State also plans to use the testimony of
Ze'ev Ben-Aryeh, whom Liberman allegedly tried to appoint to the
Belarus ambassador position in exchange for information about a separate
case against him.
Israeli ambassador to Paris Yossi Gal, as well
as various other high ranking officials in the foreign ministry, Israel
Police, and the Justice Ministry will also testify for the State