Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman's mother, Esther, passed away on Thursday. She was 90 years old.
Liberman, who was in Basel attending a meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's, and was then scheduled to fly to Washington for the Saban Forum, returned home instead. The funeral is scheduled for Friday in Holon.
The Liberman family moved to Israel from the Former Soviet Union in 1978.