Malaysian Authorities Arrest Mossad Agents and Release Free Kidnapped Palestinian in Kuala Lumpur! Malaysian authorities have released a Palestinian activist who was abducted and interrogated in Kuala Lumpur by Israeli Mossad agents, Al-Jazeera Arabic reported on Monday. It was stated that the activist in question was from Gaza.
The Pan-Arab news network also stated that Malaysian nationals who kidnapped the activist had been trained and recruited by Mossad. Mossad is Israel’s intelligence agency.
On the other hand, Israel accuses it of having connections with the Izzedin al-Qassam brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. He states that the activist was interrogated on video by Mossad officials in Tel-Aviv.
Happened in September?
Malaysian Authorities Arrest Mossad Agents and Release Free Kidnapped Palestinian in Kuala Lumpur! Al-Jazeera stated that the kidnapping incident took place in September. He also stated that the Malaysian authorities carried out a major operation to find the kidnappers. Now they are under custody by the Malaysian police.
However, the identity of the Philistine in question has not yet been revealed. However, it is stated that he is a software developer. It is said that Mossad aims to sabotage the program of sending scientists and engineers abroad, which gives hope for Palestine.
Apart from that, sources speaking to the New Straits Times stated that they believe the Mossad is eyeing at least 6 Palestinians living in Malaysia. It is stated that the majority of people who may be on their radar are academics.
How Is the Relationship Between Israel and Malaysia?
So, how is the relationship between the two countries in connection with this event? As is known, Malaysia does not have diplomatic relations with Israel. For this reason, it does not allow people with Israeli passports to enter the country.
In addition, Saifuddin Abdullah, the Malaysian Minister, also stated that the government will not host any event that will be attended by Israelis or their representatives.
In addition, it did not give visas to Israeli athletes who will participate in the 2019 World Paralympic Games qualifiers. It was stated that the decision was taken in solidarity with the Palestinian people.
Mahathir Mohammed, the Malaysian prime minister, also stressed that Israeli citizens have the right to impose a ban. He mentioned that Donald Trump, one of the US presidents, stated that citizens of 5 Muslim countries cannot enter his country. If Trump is doing it, he also expressed why he can’t.