News – EN – Covid-19: Lebanese Anis Naccache, former right-hand man of terrorist Carlos, died in Damascus


He notably took part in the hostage-taking of OPEC ministers in Vienna in 1975 He died at 70 after being admitted to intensive care, the official Syrian agency reported

Lebanese Anis Naccache, famous for his role in international terrorism in the 1970s, died on Monday in Damascus as a result of the coronavirus, reported the Syrian news agency Sana

Presented by Sana as an “activist and political scientist”, Naccache was once considered the right hand of Carlos, a figure in international terrorism of the 1970s and 1980s, who is still serving a life sentence in France Pan-Arab news channel Al-Mayadeen, where he was often received as a commentator, said his remains would be transferred on Tuesday to Beirut, where he will be buried

The former left-wing activist, who as a teenager joined the Palestinian Fatah movement in Lebanon, fought Israeli forces during the Lebanese civil war (1975-1990) With Carlos (Illich Ramirez Sanchez), he took part in 1975 in the hostage-taking of the ministers of OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) in Vienna, planned by the founder of the small Palestinian group ” Black September ” During this operation, the commando had killed three people before taking 70 people hostage, including 11 ministers

Anis Naccache was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1980 after a failed assassination attempt near Paris of Chapour Bakhtiar, the last prime minister of the Shah d ‘Iran Two French people, including a policeman, were killed in the attack Naccache, whose case was for ten years at the heart of a standoff between Paris and Teheran, had finally been pardoned in 1990 by President Franç ois Mitterrand and deported to Iran

In recent years, he was regularly invited as a commentator on pro-Iranian television sets, like the Al- Manar of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah, or Al-Mayadeen Known for his support for the regime of Bashar al-Assad, Naccache “until the mid-1990s played an important role in the coordination between the leadership of the Palestinian revolution and that of the Islamic revolution of Iran “, recalls Sana

the 02/22/2021 at 7:38 PM

Melenchon and Corbyn invited to the funeral alongside the executioner of Damascus, the mullahsNasrallah will not come out of his hole where he has been stashed since July 2006!

the 02/22/2021 at 6:58 PM

A murderer responsible for the deaths of several people in France! Lebanese Hezbollah will surely pay tribute to this assassin

the 02/22/2021 at 6:51 PM

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News – EN – Covid-19: Lebanese Anis Naccache, former right-hand man of terrorist Carlos, died in Damascus