The leader of the Israeli party «Yesh Atid» Yair Lapid sent an urgent letter to the Secretary of state of Spain Ildefonso Castro Lopez with the requirement to cancel the event, which will involve terrorists and activists of the popular front for the liberation of Palestine, Leila Khaled.
Leila Khaled in 1969 and 1970-th years participated in operations of the terrorists in the seizure of civilian aircraft, was arrested in London, but then released in exchange for the release of more than 300 hostages.
«On September 26, the day when the attack in har Adar and killed three Israelis, Khaled made anti-Israel speech in the European Parliament. She was holding a portrait of Marwan Barghouti – a man accused in the killings of dozens of Israelis. In his speech, Khaled called Zionists Nazis, likened what is happening in Gaza with Auschwitz, said that the world will not be as long as any Zionist, and calling for violent action against Israel. Thanks to the research Institute NGO Monitor became known that Khaled is planning to participate in two public events that will take place in Madrid in the coming days. I ask you to intervene immediately to prevent suicide speech within the walls of the Complutense University of Madrid and in the building of municipality», – said in a letter to Yair Lapid to the Secretary of state of Spain Ildefonso Castro Lopez.
Recall that three months ago the leader of the party «Yesh Atid» Yair Lapid held in Madrid a special meeting with members of the Spanish Parliament. During the meeting, Lapid was presented to the parliamentarians the report prepared by the research Institute NGO Monitor with the organization of ACOM. The report demonstrates the amount of financial assistance provided by the Spanish government dozens of anti-Israeli organizations implicated in terrorist activities. In 2015, this amounted to 5.1 million euros, of which 199,988 euros were provided to the Department of the popular front for the liberation of Palestine in Spain.