Israeli MK Turns Down Speech in Spain for Fear of Arrest

(Jerusalem Post) Gil Hoffman - MK Avi Dichter (Kadima) canceled a visit to Spain on Monday because Spanish authorities would not guarantee that he would not be arrested. Dichter, a former Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) chief, was invited to speak at a conference. Arrest warrants for top Israeli politicians and generals have been issued in Spain, including for Dichter, who was internal security minister at the time of last year's Gaza operation.

2010-10-27 09:47:06

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