The Iranian plane scandal has forced the Ministry of Security to protect an Argentine journalist who received threats from Hezbollah. Intelligence agents reported that data of a possible attack against George Carim Chayafor which the federal justice ordered his custody. Chaya he had written a compelling article about the mysterious plane and its crew.
Chaya is a specialist in Middle East issues, recognized for the information he handles when talking about the terrorist organization. The Ministry of Security, through the Federal Police, alerted the federal justice system to the situation and the case was left in the hands of the judge. ariel, with the intervention of the prosecutor Ramiro González. The first thing that was done was to order the immediate custody of the political scientist, which became effective on Friday, June 17.
George Chaya was born in Argentina but has a Lebanese family. He lived in Lebanon, USA, England and Spain. He works as an analyst in international relations and stands out in both the academic and journalistic worlds.
On June 15, two days before his protection was ordered, he published in Infobae an article in which he pointed out that behind the plane case Emtrasur held in Ezeiza was hiding a bloody plot that included murders linked to the fight against “money laundering, drug trafficking and Islamist terrorism.”
In that article, Chaya affirms that there is an international drug trafficking network that has links with Hezbollah and assures that the homicide of the Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pucci in Colombia is linked to these criminal networks. “This Paraguayan scenario has teams of officials, many of whom are honorable within the security forces and the Prosecutor’s Corps, who, alone and at the risk of their physical integrity, battle the entrenched criminal networks in their country and have paid a very high cost, the abominable homicide in Colombia of the Prosecutor Marcelo Pucci is irrefutable proof of itChaya outlined.
“After the assassination of Prosecutor Pecci, the United States Southern Command issued a statement in which it indicated that transnational criminal networks supported and operated by groups directly related to the Venezuelan regime that operate only in the mining triangle between Colombia and Venezuela carrying out the exploitation and illegal trafficking of gold that is transferred to Moscow and Tehran. These groups also operate in the area known as the “Triple Frontier” (Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay) in the illegal trade, smuggling of cigarettes, cosmetics, clothing and sportswear of counterfeit international brands, but they also expanded their operations to arms trafficking.“, he added on June 15 and linked all this to the Iranian plane.
“All these points are strengthened when this week a Venezuelan-flagged Boeing 747-300 landed on Argentine soil with an unusual and excessive crew for a cargo ship: 5 Iranians and 14 Venezuelans were on board. The aircraft, allegedly acquired from Mahan Air in 2021 by the Maduro terrorist regime, was interdicted by the US Treasury Department under the sanctions regime that weighs on the Khomeinist regime against its previous owner Mahan Air, a company considered an appendage of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC, for its acronym in English) qualified as a transnational terrorist organization and belonging to the Iranian Pasdaran, dependent in turn on the VEVAK (Iranian Ministry of Intelligence)“, adhered in the note that he published in Infobae in which he also claimed that the plane’s captain, Gholamreza Ghasemi, was a hero of the Iran-Iraq war and a former colonel of the Al-Quds Force, the executing arm of terrorist actions abroad. Yesterday the FBI confirmed this situation by denying Security Minister Aníbal Fernández and the version that it was actually a homonym.
After the threat against George Chaya became known, political leaders came out to express their solidarity with the international analyst.