Britain 'to expel Israeli diplomat' in passport row

An Israeli diplomat is expected to be expelled from Britain today over the use of UK passports by Mossad agents who assassinated a Hamas commander in Dubai.

An Israeli diplomat is expected to be expelled from Britain today over the use of UK passports by Mossad agents who assassinated a Hamas commander in Dubai.

Foreign Secretary David Miliband will make a statement to Parliament about the diplomatic row with Israel over the fake documents used by the hit squad.

The Foreign Office refused to confirm the expulsion reports, but a spokeswoman said: “The Foreign Secretary will make a statement in the House later on today.”

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