Israeli defence chief Avigdor Lieberman quits over Gaza ceasefire

Avigdor Lieberman says Egyptian-mediated deal with Hamas is ‘a capitulation to terror’

The Israeli defence minister, Avigdor Lieberman, announced on Wednesday that he was resigning from the conservative coalition government of the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, in protest at a Gaza truce.

Announcing his decision, which takes effect 48 hours after he puts it in writing, Lieberman deemed Tuesday’s Egyptian-mediated deal with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas “a capitulation to terror”.

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