Strategic Affairs Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Middle East Quartet envoy Tony Blair on Thursday that raising issues such as Jerusalem and refugees at next month's Annapolis summit would lead to the collapse of Israel's government.
Lieberman told reporters on a tour of Samarian settlements and outposts on Tuesday that he would be the one to decide when the next general election would be held. He said the government's fate was in his hands, because if he removed his Israel Beiteinu party from the coalition, Shas would follow and Olmert would quickly lose his majority. The Israel Beiteinu central committee decided on Wednesday to make "keeping Jerusalem Israel's undivided capital" one of its red lines ahead of the US-sponsored conference.
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