They planned to kidnap an Israeli ambassador and his wife..Turkey arrests 5 Iranians

They planned to kidnap an Israeli ambassador and his wife..Turkey arrests 5 Iranians

After both Israeli and Turkish security warnings, Ankara announced today, Thursday, the arrest of a cell of 8 people who were They are planning to carry out operations against Israelis.

Turkish security arrested 8 people, including 5 Iranians, who were planning to target Israeli citizens on Turkish soil.

Kidnapping of an Israeli ambassador

Al-Arabiya/Al-Hadath information indicated that the operation took place last week, but it was not announced until today.)

She also indicated that the cell was planning to kidnap a former Israeli ambassador with his wife, who were staying in a hotel in Beyoglu district in central Istanbul. The elements of the cell impersonated students, businessmen and tourists while planning the attack, according to what was reported by local media.

While the Israeli intelligence service (Mossad) moved the targeted citizens from places They were in Istanbul last week, and he sent them to Tel Aviv on a private plane.

Iranian agents in Istanbul

It is reported that the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yair Lapid, had urged the citizens of Belgrade a few days ago Edde had to leave Turkey “as soon as possible” due to credible threats that Iranian agents are planning to kill or kidnap Israelis in Istanbul, especially after the escalation of tension with Tehran, after the latter accused Tel Aviv of carrying out assassinations and sabotage on its soil.

During the past months, Iran witnessed the killing of a number of officers in the Revolutionary Guards and those working in the nuclear field.

The Turkish intelligence and police had arrested on October 13 Last year, through a joint operation with Israel, an Iranian spy network was arrested in the east of the country, consisting of eight members, two of whom were Iranian, who were planning to kidnap a dissident Iranian officer residing in Turkey.