Israel to Aid U.S. Effort to Boycott Iranian Banking

[Ha'aretz] Aluf Benn and Shmuel Rosner - Prime Minister Olmert will appoint a special coordinator responsible for monitoring the flow of funds from Iran to elements hostile to Israel. The coordinator will assist the U.S. in its efforts to boycott Iranian banking operations. Israel will monitor the transfer of funds to Hizbullah, Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other groups, both in Israel and the territories. The American government has asked for help from Israeli sources to comprehend internal developments in Iran. The U.S. intelligence community has hired Farsi speakers and experts on Iran, but U.S. officials believe that Israeli intelligence has more experience with the subject and has great advantages in this field.

2007-01-29 01:00:00

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