Plot to kill Israeli president 'foiled'

Hungarian authorities have foiled an assassination attempt against visiting Israeli President Moshe Katsav in the capital Budapest, a local radio station said.

    Katsav (L) with his Hungarian counterpart Ferenc Madl

    Three Arab nationals had been arrested, Inforadio reported on Tuesday, quoting intelligence sources.

      

    There was no official confirmation, although police were planning to hold a press conference later in the day on the incident.

      

    Katsav is on an official visit to Hungary.

    SOURCE: AFP


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