Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas ‘was a KGB agent in Syria the 1980s’ according to secret documents

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has been named as a ‘KGB agent in Syria in the 1980s’ according to documents released by a whistle blower.

Israeli media has reported that Abbas was a KGB agent in Damascus in 1983 according to documents smuggled out of Russia by former archivist Vasili Mitrokhin.

According to the documents, Abbas was codenamed Krotov, or ‘mole’.

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