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USA: Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard is allowed to leave the United States

One to spy on Israel For decades United States Imprisoned spy Jonathan Pollard is allowed to leave the United States. The U.S. Department of Justice said Friday that the five-year ban on leaving the country expired after Pollard was released in 2015. A commission responsible for probation concluded that the 66-year-old was not at high risk for future violations. Due to that, the probationary period was not extended.

A former investigator with the U.S. Navy Secret Service was arrested in 1985 for leaking thousands of classified U.S. documents to the Israeli Secret Service. The case has caused considerable discontent among allies and has embarrassed the Israeli government.

Born into a Jewish family in Texas, Pollard was sentenced to life in prison. In 2015 he was jailed after 30 years From prison under strict conditions Discount. Pollard, who has been an Israeli citizen since 1995, has been banned from leaving the country for five years, among others.

According to previous reports from his family, he wants to emigrate to Israel, where he is celebrated by many as a hero. The Israeli government campaigned for Pollard to leave the country.

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