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Iran allegedly plotted to harm former Prime Minister Ehud Barak while he was abroad.
"Now it is safe to say: The background for the unusual meeting between the head of the Shin Bet and Ehud Barak, [was] the concern of an Iranian attempt to harm the former prime minister when he was abroad," tweeted Israel's Channel 2 news reporter Amit Segal on Monday evening.
Channel 2 reported earlier Monday that the head of the Israeli Shin Bet Nadav Argaman recently visited former prime minister Ehud Barak in his private home.
Such a visit is highly unusual and the news channel suggested the reason may be a concrete threat made against the former leader of the State of Israel.
Barak was recently in France, and while there became entangled in a Twitter war with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
. The former Israeli leader suggested Netanyahu might be beheaded in the near future due to corruption— similar to the last French king. In response, Netanyahu claimed Barak "lost it."
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