Bulgaria President: No Advance Intelligence by Mossad on Attack
Society | July 18, 2012, Wednesday|
Bulgarian authorities had a meeting with Israel’s intelligence service Mossad a month ago, but there was no warning of an expected attack, the president has said.
President Rosen Plevneliev, who rushed to the site of what is widely considered to be a terrorist act, stressed that Bulgarian authorities have taken all appropriate measures for the life of the victims.
According to him Bulgaria authorities have good communication with the services of Israel and they would have acted seriously if there was advance intelligence about such an attack.
“That attack does not mean that Bulgaria is a risky destination for tourism,” Rosen Plevneliev said.
Also see Cyrpus’ thwarted terrorist attack of a few days ago:
An Israeli official said the Mossad was involved in the investigation. Asked if a Mossad tip had prompted the arrest, the official declined comment.