Israel FM dismisses Palestinian threat over axe remark

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman delivers a speech on February 15, 2015 in JerusalemIsrael’s outspoken Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Tuesday brushed off Palestinian threats to haul him before an international court for proposing to behead Arab citizens disloyal to the state. “I saw the Palestinian Authority will go to the International Criminal Court in Haag over my remarks that we must act forcefully against our enemies and those who act against the State of Israel,” he wrote on Facebook. The ICC is based in The Hague in the Netherlands. Lieberman has for years called for the revocation of citizenship of Arab citizens not sufficiently “loyal” to Israel and its symbols.

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