The Iranian Ambassador in Berlin Mustafa Haidar Sayed-Nakfi was summoned to the German foreign Ministry for explanations regarding the surveillance of individuals and organizations with close ties to Israel – in violation of German law.
About it writes on Tuesday, January 9, the news Agency Reuters.
Sayed-Nakfi is accused of gathering information regarding the Reinhold Robb, in the last chapters of the society of German-Israeli friendship, and Professor of Economics, has dual French-Israeli citizenship, and passed it to the IRGC.
Talks at the foreign Ministry, during which the Iranian Ambassador was faced with sharp criticism of its actions, supported by the Constitutional court of Germany, took place on December 22, but the information on it arrived in the press only recently. The Ambassador stated that the spying on people and entities with ties to Israel, is a gross violation of German law.
Philip Ackerman, Executive Director of the political Department of the foreign Ministry, argued that his country’s authorities believe that such actions are unacceptable and do not intend to put up with it.
These events occurred a few days after the foreign Ministers of Iran, Germany, France and the UK agreed to meet in Brussels to discuss the Iranian protests.
Germany, which was one of the negotiators on the nuclear deal, seeks to maintain a balance between their economic interests and commitment to the protection of civil rights.
This country is trying to persuade Washington not to violate the reached an agreement with Iran amid threats of Donald trump to reconsider conditions of the nuclear deal and resume sanctions against Iran in full.
The internal intelligence of Germany in July of last year reported in the annual report on espionage activities in Tehran, focused mostly on Israeli and Jewish-related objects.