High Alert at Barak’s Office after Used Ammunition Found with Turkish Journalists

Published November 22nd, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

High alert was announced at Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s office before noon Wednesday when security guards found in the bags of three Turkish journalists used tear gas grenades and used ammunition, according to Israeli radio. 

The journalists were to cover a meeting between Barak and Turkish Foreign Minister Ismail Cem in Jerusalem, but the meeting was postponed due to the incident.  

Speaking to the radio, the communication adviser of Barak, Gadi Blatinski, said that these journalists wanted to show their Foreign Ministry what weapons Israel uses against the Palestinian people. 

The three Turkish journalists were detained by Israeli police and General Security Service, said the report -- Albawaba.com 

 

 

 

 

 

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