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May 25, 2017 11:59 am

Retired British Colonel Highlights Importance of UK-Israeli Intelligence Sharing After Manchester Atrocity

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Col. Richard Kemp outside the House of Commons in London. Photo: Screenshot.

A former commander of British forces in Afghanistan has highlighted on Thursday the important role of Israeli intelligence sharing with UK authorities, as the investigation continues into the suicide bombing carried out by an Islamist terrorist outside a concert arena in Manchester earlier this week, in which 22 people were killed and dozens of others were wounded.

Col. Richard Kemp — who also served in the British Cabinet Office and on the country’s Joint Intelligence Committee — told Israeli broadcaster i24 News that “there is the closest intelligence and security cooperation between Britain and Israel.”

“I have no doubt that Israeli intelligence is putting some priority on trying to help us,” Kemp said.

Watch the full video of Kemp’s remarks below:

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  • watsa46

    The Foreign Office nevertheless will not allow the Royalty an official visit to IL!!!

  • Baguette

    That won’t be the case if the UK elects a Corbyn ‘Government ‘ Corbyn hates Israel and is on record as supporting BDS Hamas and hezbollah .

  • England needs more men like Col. Kemp, who support Israel and are courageous leaders.

  • sabadennis

    The caption to the photo is wrong – it’s outside Manchester Town Hall that Col. Kemp is speaking.

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