Israeli former minister for military affairs, Shaul Mofaz
Israeli former minister for military affairs, Shaul Mofaz, has arrived in London and gone to his hotel despite earlier speculations about his arrest over war crimes.
Mofaz, scheduled to attend a conference in London, landed in the British capital late on Saturday on a flight from Tel Aviv, and went through customs and border control without being arrested.
Earlier, there were speculations that he might have been arrested upon his arrival over war crimes he committed against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank during his 2002–2006 tenure.
Israel’s ministry of foreign affairs and the Israeli embassy in London had struggled frantically ahead of Mofaz’s trip to prevent his potential arrest, which could be considered an embarrassment for the Israeli regime.
However, British ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould had notified Mofaz and the Israeli embassy in London that they could not secure diplomatic immunity…
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