Its federal police Brazil arrested on Wednesday, 8/11, two members of a organization believed to be sponsored by Hezbollah. At the same time the office of the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that the Israeli Mossad cooperated with its security services Brazil and other international agencies to prevent an attack by Hezbollah on Brazilian soil.
According to Israel’s statement, core planned to commit an attack on Israelis and Jewish people objectives: “It was an extensive network that also operated in other countries.”
As three sources familiar with the investigation told Reuters, the organization was planning attacks in the country while recruiting youths Brazilians.
In their statement, the police said they were arrested at Shao Paulo two people – who were not named – with her accusation terrorism.
Surveys were also conducted in Brasilia and the State Minas Gerais. The announcement does not name the Hezbollah but the Shia Lebanese organization did not comment either.
The Minister of Justice Flavio Dino he said at an event he attended at Rio well janeiro that the police are investigating a “terrorist network who was trying to settle in Brazil.”
Last month leaders her Jewish community her Brazil they told Reuters there was a rise in anti-Semitic comments online. “We are watching the federal police operation with concern. THE Brazil has no history of terrorism and hopefully will not be introduced here conflict in Waist East“, said Ricardo Berkinstadtits executive chairman Jewish Federation of the State Shao Paulo (FiSESP).
Hezbollah has been designated a terrorist organization by the Argentinathe Britainhim Canadathe Germanythe Hondurasthe USA and most of her allies Washington to Gulf.
The former president of Brazil Zach Bolsonaro he said in 2019 that he planned to feature her terrorist organizationbut this never happened.