Terrorism Spreads on International Scale
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
14—Friday, Sept. 14, 1973
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The missiles were cached company which builds tele- ism in an address Tuesday
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Israel Finance Minister
night at the opening of the Pinhas Sapir disclosed in New
by the Arab terrorists in a vision sets.
armies of Syria, Iraq and
An Isrex spokesman said International Congress of the York Tuesday that Arab ter-
house in Ostia on the Italian
Egypt and is delivered to
coast less than 10 miles from in Berlin that Israel-made International Police Associa- rorism costs his country
those states by the Soviet
the Fumicino Airport. They TV sets were to have been tion (IPA).
$25,000,000 a year just to pro-
Union, which is the only sup-
Hillel said that the weak- tect its embassies and facil-
were described as solid fuel on display but had not yet
plier of such missiles.
missiles equipped with heat arrived. Only German and ness of the international sys- ities abroad.
Observing that the terrorist sensitive homing devices and Japanese goods were on dis- tem is revealed over and over
attempt in Rome is "of un- an effective range of 10,000 play when the bomb went off, again in its inability even to
doubted relevance to the work feet.
arrive at a conclusive defini-
of the 20th session of the As-
The purported Black Sep- tion of international terror-
According to Italian secur-
sembly of the ICAO" which is
ity sources, the terrorists tember letter said: "Black ism.
seeking means to curb air
Hillel said this unrestrained
planned to shoot down the September is assuming re-
piracy, the Israeli letter
Israeli airliner at a height of sponsibility for the destruc- terrorism operates contrary
noted that only the action of
about 300 feet as the plane tion of the Israeli stand at to all moral norms customary
Italian security services who
Check in On
passed over the Italian coast the West Berlin radio exhib- in civilized society, and its
apprehended five Arab terror-
preparatory to landing at ition. West German invest- deliberate and conscious
ists near Rome last week
Our New Fall
ments in Israel are strength- strikes result in the indis-
averted a tragedy of dreadful
ening Zionist expansionism." criminate destruction of in-
Meanwhile, in Amsterdam, nocent people who are in no
missile in reserve should the
Continuing, the letter
officials at Shiphol Airport way connected with the Mid-
stated: "The Arab states who first have failed to hit its disclosed that stringent se- east struggle.
target, the Italian sources
furnished these missiles to
In this regard, Hillel con-
curity measures were taken
the Arab terrorists have made said.
tinued, the weakness and
themselves associated with
covery of a bomb on the front hyprocrisy of nations a n d
and accomplices of an un- reportedly as the result of a wheel of a KLM aircraft. Ac- states have plummeted down-
precedented threat to civil
cording to officials, the bomb ward to the nadir. Respect-
aviation, thus flagrantly vio- gence services, was to have was placed in such a way as able nations continually
lating international conven- taken place Sept. 6, the anni- to explode on takeoff.
preach observance of inter-
versary of the massacre of
The Dutch daily De, Tele- national law, but when it
11 Israeli Olympic athletes
comes to terrorist elements
At Israel's request the let-
in Munich, Sept. 5, 1972, by graph gave the names of four they are prepared to allow
ter was distributed to dele-
terrorists of the Black Sep-
them free movement as well
gates attending the ICAO
ible for the aborted attack.
as to hasten to release in-
in a smart
The five Arabs Italian po-
Israeli sources said they
George Antoine Hawa, 31, ternational terrorists a n d
lice arrested in Ostia and
have known for some time
who was reportedly connected
Rome are believed to be
that the portable Soviet-made
with the Lufthansa hijacking the authorities, he declared.
members of the Black Sep-
ground-to-air missiles of the
last November; Azieif Hou-
"Strela" type have been part
sayn, 20; and two others
They were identified as identified only as Fowel and
of the equipment of Egyptian
and Syrian regular army
units and are also in the
French Rapped for Giving
The police minister warned
20, a Syrian; Amin Elhendi, Terrorists Safe Conduct
possession of terrorists.
28, an Algerian; Al Tayed
PARIS (JTA) — Criticism that "Surrender to terrorism
The sources said this was
All al Fergani, 26, a Libyan; mounted over the safe con- results not only in the decline
learned six months ago when
and Mahmoud Nabil Mo- duct granted five Arab ter- of the value of law but also
it was reported from foreign
hamad Azmikamy, 22 a Leb- rorists w h o occupied the degrades every international
quarters that the missiles
anese. Azmikamy as seized Saudi Arabian embassy and moral authority, encourages
were part of the large Soviet
in a raid on the house in Ostia were permitted to leave the growth of murder, terror-
weapons shipments to Syria.
where the missiles were France with six hostages ism and global extortion and
(The missile can be fired found.
pushes the world into a state
bound and under gunpoint.
from a shoulder launcher
The others were picked up
Observers noted that this
similar to a bazooka.)
He said that just as civil-
at a Rome hotel frequented was the first time a Western
The aborted attack near by Arabs. All were taken to government h a s permitted ized states and nations acted
Rome was viewed here and Viterbo prison north of Rome armed terrorists to get away to banish piracy on the high
seas, so today only similar
abroad as a likely prelude after being charged with im- with hostages.
to further terrorists attacks porting weapons illegally into
The newspaper Le Monde coordinated actions can put
against Israeli and possibly Italy.
said the decision by French an end to piracy in the air.
other targets in Europe.
The missiles, which can be authorities to give the teror-
International security transported in their firing ists safe conduct after they
services have issued alerts tubes, were described as a released five other hostages
to French and Dutch author- type used by infantry to down —four French nationals and
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Italian sources said the tar-
countries. Both France and
Holland are reported to have get of the planned attack was Hypocrisy Toward Terrorism
reinstated special security apparently an El Al Tel Aviv-
JERUSALEM (JTA) —Po-
measures that had been re- Rome-Tel Aviv flight which lice Minister Shlomo Hillel
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rorist activities over the
toward international terror-
The sources said the ter-
Defense Minister Moshe rorists apparently decided to
Dayan took a grave view of shoot down the airliner be-
the Rome incident. He said cause hijacking has become
the presence of these missiles more difficult in the face of
in terrorists hands was ex- increasing security precau-
tremely grave in that it gave tions at European airports.
Israeli sources said there
the terrorists the technical
means of striking at civil was a link between that inci-
aviation. But graver still is dent and a bomb blast that
the alliance of the terrorists wrecked the West German-
with the countries from which Israeli stand at the Interna-
they received the weapons, tional Radio and Television
Fair in West Berlin two days
the defense minister said.
According to usually reli- later.
A letter received by the
able sources here, the U.S.
has already handed the So- Duesseldorf office of the
viet Union a note protesting West German news agency
the supply of missiles to Arab DPA Saturday claimed credit
for the blast on behalf of
Italian police, interrogating the Black September terror-
the five Arabs arrested in ist organization.
West German police, who
missile incident, are trying
to learn how the weapons examined the note, reportedly
typed in flawless German,
were brought into Italy.
Italian intelligence sources said they were taking the
believe a second gang of ter- Black September's claim ser-
rorists may have brought the iously but that they had no
missiles into the country and concrete evidence that the
set up an arms cache for letter actually came from the
use of the group that planned Black September.
The explosion occurred
to carry out the attack.
Police sources said the au- after the fair had closed for
thorities believe the four-foot the night and caused no cas-
missiles may have been ualties. But it did about
smuggled ashore from a ship $25,000 worth of damage to
or carried into the country the stand of the Isrex Import
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