No Arrest Warrant?: The Federal government does not comment on alleged Egyptian spy

due to suspected spying for Egypt discernible employees of the Federal press office is supposed to have had according to previous findings, no access to secret

No Arrest Warrant?: The Federal government does not comment on alleged Egyptian spy

due to suspected spying for Egypt discernible employees of the Federal press office is supposed to have had according to previous findings, no access to secret government information. Since when was that against the man, who was employed in the visitors service, it is determined not to be known on Friday. The case is listed in the protection of the Constitution report in 2019, which was released on Thursday.

The Egyptian-born German should already have a number of years for the office worked. For a warrant, or an indictment for the suspicion are not enough moments so far, obviously. According to information from the German press Agency on Friday determining steps are but still. The attorney General had confirmed the "image"newspaper on Thursday that the man on suspicion of secret service agent activity is determined. He should have reported, according to dpa-information on the Egyptian foreign intelligence service, the General Intelligence Service (GIS).

The Federal criminal police office had in December 2019 on behalf of the General Federal Prosecutor, the apartment of the man searched. In the protection of the Constitution report of the "Executive action" speech. "We Express ourselves neither to the current investigation procedures to personnel matters," said the Deputy government spokeswoman Martina Fietz. Since the investigation had not been completed, you have not sought to do this with the Egyptian government nor the conversation, said a spokesman for the foreign office. The focus of the activities of the Egyptian intelligence in Germany was to gain knowledge about living in Germany, the opposition, the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution in his annual report in 2019. The focus is the information, especially to members of the Muslim brotherhood.

The protection of the Constitution, the number of supporters of the Islamist movement estimates in Germany to 1350 persons. However, not all of them come from Egypt. Amnesty International had found the end of 2019, in a report on the human rights situation in the Arab country, the Egyptian public Prosecutor for state security abuse of routine Anti-terrorism laws to keep track of thousands of peaceful critics of the government criminal law and fair judicial procedures to run.

Updated Date: 10 July 2020, 12:19

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