Monday, March 19, the Consulate of France will appear before the court in Beersheba on charges of smuggling weapons to the Gaza strip and sell it to Hamas. This was reported by the Israeli TV channel in French language i24.
According to this publication, the accused for about twenty years, he is a citizen of France. At the Consulate in Jerusalem a young man, who is not named, worked as a driver.
According to the investigation, the suspect used work by car with diplomatic plates and a trip to the Gaza strip for delivery to the militants of the terrorist organization weapons. He was detained by Israeli security forces on February 19.
The publication notes that the investigation of the illegal arms trade, which involved a French citizen, not as advertised. The court of be’er Sheva channel also failed to confirm that there will be considered his business.
However, the spokesperson of the French Embassy in Israel said channel i24 that the Embassy takes seriously the incident and are in close contact with the Israeli authorities.