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Prosecutor: Israeli Foreign Minister May Be Charged

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman

Israel's attorney general has announced that Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman will be indicted on corruption charges, but allowed him a standard final hearing before charging him.

Lieberman, a senior partner in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's conservative coalition government, had been under investigation for several years.

A statement from the attorney general's office said Lieberman would be indicted on charges of fraud, breach of trust, aggravated fraud, money laundering and harassing a witness.

Lieberman denies any wrongdoing, but could resign once formally indicted.

compiled from agency reports