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Israel Accuses Hamas Of Planning To Assault Its Embassy In Sweden

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Overseas Ministry in Stockholm declined to touch upon the precise safety of Israel’s embassy (File)

Israel accused Hamas on Saturday of planning to assault its embassy in Sweden as a part of an growth by the Palestinian group into Europe, the place authorities introduced the arrests of a number of suspects final month.

In an announcement following up on the arrests introduced by Danish, German and Swedish authorities, Israel’s Mossad intelligence company named an alleged Hamas community member in Sweden, with out specifying whether or not he was additionally in custody.

There was no instant response from Hamas, which up to now has stated its coverage was to restrict assaults to Israel, the occupied West Financial institution and the Gaza Strip, all territories the place it seeks a Palestinian state.

The Overseas Ministry in Stockholm declined to touch upon the precise safety of Israel’s embassy, however stated: “Sweden takes its commitments underneath the Vienna Conference to guard overseas missions very severely.”

The Mossad assertion stated a multi-national investigation acquired data that the Hamas community took orders from a gaggle command put up in Lebanon and had “intent to assault the Israeli embassy in Sweden, to acquire paragliders and to activate members of prison teams in Europe”.

Hamas used paragliders as a part of its shock multi-pronged assault on Israel on October 7 which triggered the Gaza warfare.

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