Pollard Rejects Government Offer of Recognition
M.K calls for charges against Rafi Eitan
April 3, 1998 - Ma'ariv - Ben Caspit
M.K. Ophir Pines has called for an investigation into the possibility
of laying charges against Rafi Eitan, the former head of the Lakam
branch of Intelligence services - the organization that enlisted and
ran Jonathan Pollard as an agent.
Pines said yesterday that in the light of the government's intention to
recognize Pollard as an agent whose enlistment was not properly
authorized by those acting on behalf of the State, an investigation
should be launched into the possibility of laying charges against the
official who enlisted and ran Pollard, namely, Rafi Eitan.
In the meantime, it was learned yesterday that Pollard himself sharply
rejected the Government's qualified offer of recognition as an agent.
"The Government's offer does not clearly and unequivocally state the
truth that I was indeed an agent of the Government of Israel," Pollard
said, "The truth has to come out so that I can be freed."
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