Britain Blocks Mossad Replacement Over Passport Theft
Posted on May 5, 2010
The United Kingdom will not allow an official representative of Israel’s security services into the country, according to an Israeli report, until Israel promises, in writing, not to abuse British passports. Israel has so far refused, the report said.
The previous Mossad representative was expelled after British passports were reportedly used by Israeli agents to carry out an assassination in Dubai.
Ynet News via the Guardian:
The British condition the arrival of a new Mossad representative on an Israeli commitment, in writing, that no further use of British passports would be made by the intelligence agency in its operations.
Israel has so far abstained from signing such a document, as this may be interpreted as a confession to the use of forged British passports in the Dubai assassination.
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