The head of Israel’s domestic security agency is concerned that Iran may attempt to harm former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak while he is overseas, Israel’s Hadashot TV reported Monday.
Shin Bet chief Nadav Argarman met with Barak in Tel Aviv recently to discuss the former politician’s personal security.
Barak served as prime minister between 1999 and 2000 before losing to Ariel Sharon. While a left-wing leader, he joined Netanyahu’s second government in 2009, becoming defense minister. After resigning in 2012, he became a fierce critic of Netanyahu’s and said he held the premier back from an attack on Iran while the two were in government.
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