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It is astonishing that Israel, immediately after the seizure of the ship and prior to any investigations, claimed knowledge of every detail, including its origin and destination, whereas other informed countries continue to express doubts about the situation surrounding the ship. The fact that they turned a blind eye to the proposal put forward by the Palestinians to form a multipartite investigating commission to look into the incident speaks for itself and clearly points to a well planned script in place. No doubt that well prepared jailhouse interviews with the crew of the ship will never bring any credibility to the scheme.
It is evident that through a massive disinformation campaign, including the dispatch of Israeli intelligence operatives to various capitals, Israel aims at exacerbating the tension in the region in a futile attempt to cover up its campaign of aggression and State terrorism against the Palestinian people and undermines the support of international public opinion for the Palestinians. We warn that further plots to advance such schemes should be impending.
The international community should once and for all put an end to the Israeli game of deceit, defamation and forgery. Israel is armed to the teeth with the state-of-the-art weapons and it constantly continues its military build-up. It is a matter of public record that Israel has unlawfully acquired nuclear capability and possesses other weapons of mass destruction, thereby endangering the entire region.
The Islamic Republic of Iran once again and categorically rejects the Israeli allegations contained in the above-mentioned letter and expects the United Nations to hold Israel accountable for such forgeries aimed at exacerbating regional tension as well as the expansionist and militaristic policies that such misinformation campaigns intend to serve and justify.
I should be grateful if you would have this letter circulated as a document of the General Assembly, under agenda item 166, and of the Security Council.