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'Arbel leak was serious blow to state security'
Foreign Minsiter Avigdor Lieberman 311 (R).
(photo credit:REUTERS/Uriel Sinai)
Deputy Ambassador Dan Arbel's suspension was the result of a "serious blow to state security" and not for leaking material - a freedom of information issue - Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in an interview with Israel Radio on Wednesday.It will take a lot of effort to repair damage done by the leak, he said. Lieberman also denied the veracity of reports claiming the information Arbel shared was already known to a journalist. RELATED:
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Trajtenberg and fiscal responsibilityIsrael’s deputy ambassador to Washington, Arbel, was suspended on Tuesday for allegedly leaking sensitive information to a Haaretz reporter in 2009.According to Lieberman, Arbel confessed to the leak during the investigation and accepted responsibility. Lieberman also emphasized that the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) opens investigations because of security concerns, not because of ministers' political whims. The foreign minister explained that there legal restrictions on government workers speaking to the media and that some people in sensitive positions are not allowed to speak to journalists at all.That's why government departments have a spokesperson unit, he said.According to Lieberman, the Arbel incident is now under investigation in cooperation with the attorney-general.Lieberman also addressed the Trajtenberg Committee report, saying that, "Trajtenberg's recommendations on housing for instance are not acceptable to us. Criteria for benefits shouldn't be number of years of marriage and number of children but whether they served in the army and if both parents are working."
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