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Israel accuses French consulate employee of smuggling guns to Palestinians  https://reut.rs/2GGExqX  via @Reuters
French gun-running suspect's motivation was financial, an Israeli security official tells me.
The Shin Bet's statement on the French consular staffer suggests he will be charged with gun-running but not necessarily with links to proscribed groups, suggesting his motive may have been financial rather than ideological. He's to be brought before an Israeli court an 2.30 pm.
Frenchman who works at France's consulate in Jerusalem arrested on suspicion of using a diplomatic vehicle to smuggle 70 pistols and two assault rifles from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank on behalf of Palestinian gun-runners - Israel's Shin Bet
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