Foreign Minister Lieberman to visit Europe next week

An Israeli official announced on Wednesday that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman would will visit Italy, France, Germany and the Czech Republic next week in his first official trip abroad. The Foreign Ministry official said that Lieberman's first stop on his five-day tour will be Rome, where he will meet with his Italian counterpart, Franco Frattini, on Monday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the schedule was not formally released.