Report in Turkey: 5 Iranians arrested on suspicion of plotting to kidnap and assassinate former Israeli ambassador
The Turkish intelligence organization has arrested several Iranians who, on suspicion, were planning to carry out a shooting attack against the former ambassador and his wife who were staying at a hotel in Istanbul.
The suspects were arrested last week, some in hiding apartments.
According to the report, the Mossad evacuated Israelis who were targets in a private plane back to Israel
Thursday, 23 June 2022, 13:15 Updated: 13:27
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Turkish media reported today (Thursday) that five Iranians have been arrested on suspicion of plotting to kidnap a former Israeli ambassador and his wife and murder them.
The five were arrested at a hotel and in hiding apartments by the Turkish intelligence organization on suspicion that they planned to fire at the Israeli and his wife who were staying at the hotel in Istanbul.
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This is the first time that the Turkish press has published details about the Iranian terrorist attacks against Israelis in Turkey since the publication of the travel warning from Israel a few weeks ago.
To this day, there has been complete silence in the Turkish media on this issue and the publication appears a short time before Foreign Minister Lapid arrives to visit Turkey.
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