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  • » 07/20/2012, 00.00

    ISRAEL

    No doubts for Israel: Burgas bombing work of Hezbollah, sponsored by Iran



    Prime Minister’s charges reaffirmed by the heads of foreign affairs and defense. Tehran denies any involvement. The investigations aim to ensure the identity of the bomber. Sweden, which excludes claims it was one of its nationals.

    Jerusalem (AsiaNews / Agencies) - Hezbollah and Iran are behind the attack on the Israeli bus in Bulgaria, there are no doubts for the Israeli government: these the words of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who already yesterday claimed that "all signs lead to Iran. In recent months - he added - we have seen Iranian attempts to attack Israelis in Thailand, India, Georgia, Kenya, Cyprus and other places."

    The statements of the Prime Minister were echoed by those of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, according to who "Hezbollah, aided by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard  is responsible for the suicide attack. This is proven information", and the defense minister, Ehud Barak: "We are facing a global wave of terror", "the attack in Burgas was led by Hezbollah members and sponsored by Iran."

    Iran denies any involvement. "The Zionist regime - said Ramin Mehmanparast, spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry - which has a direct role in the murder of our scientists, is launching groundless accusations without any evidence to distract attention from its terrorist nature."

    In Bulgaria the police is working in collaboration with the FBI and Interpol to try to name the suicide bomber, visible on the airport security cameras showed the face and whose fingerprints have been located. Today the Swedish press denies that it is Mehdi Ghezali, a Muslim national of the Scandinavian nation.

    Shortly after midnight, meanwhile, the bodies of five Israelis who died in the attack returned to Israel on a C-130 that brought along with 32 people injured. Another plane brought the three most seriously injured.

     

     

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