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Foreign Minister Lieberman Praises Jordan for Executing Jihadi Prisoners in Response to Pilot’s Murder

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Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Leiberman, on February 18, 2014. Photo: Israel MFA.

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman praised Jordan's King Abdullah for killing Iraqi militants in retaliation for the death of a Jordanian pilot by the hands of the Islamic State terror group. Photo: Israel MFA.

Times of Israel – Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday offered his condolences to Jordan for the “barbaric” killing of its pilot by the Islamic State, and praised Amman for its prompt retaliation — the execution of two jihadist prisoners.

Jordan executed two al-Qaeda inmates before dawn Wednesday, a government spokesman said, just hours after Islamic State terrorists released a video purportedly showing a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage.

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