Israeli officials don’t deny foreign press reports that Bosnian Serbs
have regularly fired Israeli-made shells at Sarajevo and use Israeli
light weapons. The only dispute is over how the weaponry gets there:
Pro-Bosnian activists here charge government support of Serbia: officials
blame third parties.
“The Serbs have large quantities of Israeli arms, and they couldn’t
have gotten there without the Israeli authorities being aware,” charges
Daniel Kofman, a Hebrew University lecturer who heads the Israel Public
Committee for Bosnia.
Responds a spokesman for overseeing Israeli arms sales abroad: “We
strictly observe the U.N. embargo and have not sold any weapons there”
since the U.N. announced the ban on sales to the combatants in April
A foreign Ministry spokesman adds: “We’re not responsible for how
arms move around once they leave Israel”. And Ori Orr, chairman of
the Knesset Foreign Affairs and D… >>>