Yisrael Beiteinu Chairman and former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was questioned under caution Tuesday night, by the National Fraud Unit.
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According to Israeli law, should the court find Lieberman guilty of moral turpitude, he would be unable to run for public office.
Lieberman arrived at the police station at 10pm Tuesday and was questioned for roughly 45 minutes, in regards to the breach of trust charges pending against him.
According to police sources, he was very cooperative.
Lieberman's associates told Ynet that "He wasn’t confronted with any new material in the investigation. There is no basis to amend the indictment."
Also on Tuesday, police sources said they are considering holding a confrontation between Lieberman and Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon.
Investigators have finished deposing all the members of the Foreign Ministry's Nominations Committee. The minutes of the meetings regarding Ben-Aryeh's nomination were also given to the police.
Aviel Magnezi contributed to this report
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