The Minister for foreign Affairs of Israel Avigdor Lieberman called good relations with Russia are not subject to national consensus and confident that they will Not deteriorate regardless of the results of the parliamentary elections to be held in Israel on Tuesday.
amid tensions between Russia and several countries in the West because of the events in Ukraine, Israel occupies a position of neutrality. He is Not involved in anti-sanctions and are Not subject to Russian countermeasures. The theme of relations with Russia has Not been the subject culminating in Israel's election campaign.
"I'm glad that relations with Russia are in the framework of the consensus in Israel, there is universal agreement. Whoever comes to power, I see No way to change our course in relation to all States of the CIS and most importantly Russia, " said Lieberman in a conversation Last news .
"So I'm perfectly calm. Does not matter", He replied to the question about the possible impact of elections on relations with Russia.
Lieberman in January visited the Russian capital with a visit, which, Perhaps, was he last in the form of the head of the foreign Ministry. In the upcoming government of the Russian-speaking native of Moldova hopes to get the portfolio of the Minister of defence.
valaisiana Tuesday will determine whether it remains the leader of the Israeli right-wing Benjamin Netanyahu at the head of the office for the third consecutive and fourth in career time or will relinquish the chair to the centre-left of Association "Zionist camp" Yitzhak Herzog and Tzipi Livni, who criticize the Prime Minister, and among them, for the cooling of relations with the United States, a key ally of Israel.
Netanyahu in response convinces voters that, once in power, opposing political force "nor milliseconds" 't last long under pressure from overseas and will obediently follow in the footsteps of American politics.