Shhh…..Israel’s Security Chief Made Super Secret Trip to Athens

ATHENS – The head of Israel’s Shin Bet security agency, Ronen Bar, was reportedly in Athens for a secret visit at the same time as Public Security Minister Omer Barlev, but didn’t attend meetings with Greek officials.

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz noted he was in Greece as the New Democracy government there is facing criticism for the National Intelligence Service (EYP) bugging the phones of the head of the PASOK Socialist party and a financial journalist

Sources not named told the paper the visit wasn’t related to that, but it wasn’t revealed why he was in Greece nor with whom he may have met, the whole visit kept under wraps until even now.

Upon Bar’s return to Israel he held a meeting with Prime Minister Yair Lapid, it was also reported, but it wasn’t said what they discussed.


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