Carlos the Jackal Says Covert Swiss Deal Protected PLO Activists

ZURICH – Carlos the Jackal, the Marxist guerrilla who became a symbol of Cold War anti-imperialism, has told a newspaper that he moved freely through Switzerland in the 1970s under a “non-aggression pact” between the government and the Palestine Liberation Organization. Read more

Zurich – Swiss Investigating Alleged Secret 1970 PLO Deal Share Tweet Share Mail

Zurich – Switzerland is looking into whether a former government minister struck a secret deal offering diplomatic assistance to the Palestine Liberation Organization in 1970 in exchange for the Arab group stopping attacks on Swiss targets. Read more

Report: Switzerland Made Secret Deal With Yasser Arafat To Avoid Terror Attacks on Swiss Soil

Following the hijacking of two Swissair flights in 1970, the then Swiss foreign minister met in Geneva with senior officials of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) headed by Yasser Arafat, according to reports by the Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), to negotiate diplomatic ties and form a pact to avoid further terror attacks on Swiss soil. Read more