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Corbyn’s wreath at Munich terrorists’ graves: Photos show Labour leader at tribute event for Palestine ‘martyrs’… including plotters behind 1972 slaughter of Israeli Olympic athletes

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Daily Mail 08/08/2018 Picture shows:Images from the Palestinian Embassy Website archive in Tunisia showing Jeremy Corbyn in Tunisia in October 2014. A caption on the website translates to:Tunisia, 1-10-2014 - The delegation of Palestine participating in the conference on legal and political tracks of the Palestinian issue on Wednesday laid the wreaths on the shrines of martyrs in the cemetery of Hammam al-Shat in the southern suburb of Tunis on behalf of President Mahmoud Abbas, The Palestinian Liberation Organization, and the Fatah Central Committee. The delegation, headed by Fatah Central Committee member Azzam Al-Ahmad, read in the presence of the Ambassador of the State of Palestine in Tunisia Salman Al-Herfi, the opening of the book on the souls of the heroic martyrs. The delegation was accompanied by British MP from the Labor Party, Jeremy Korban, member of Fatah Central Committee Mohammad Ashtiyeh, Secretary General of the People's Party Bassam Salhi, member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Maher Tahir, Embassy. The Palestinian and Tunisian martyrs in Hammam al-Shat spent an Israeli raid on the headquarters of the Palestinian leadership in the southern suburbs of the capital, Tunis, on this day in 1985. Al-Ahmad handed over to President Mohamed Al-Moncef Al-Marzouqi a letter from President Mahmoud Abbas on bilateral relations and ways to develop them, The Tunisian President invited the members of the Palestinian delegation to a luncheon in their honor on the occasion of their visit to Tunisia and attend the conference. M.Sh.

A memorial wreath in his hand, Jeremy Corbyn stands feet from the graves of terror leaders linked to the Munich Massacre.

The picture was among a number taken during a service to honour Palestinian ‘martyrs’.

Buried in the cemetery in Tunisia are members of Black September, the terror group which massacred 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics.

One picture places Mr Corbyn close to the grave of another terrorist, Atef Bseiso, intelligence chief of the Palestine Liberation Organisation.

Bseiso has also been linked to the Munich atrocity. Another image shows the Labour leader apparently joining in an Islamic prayer while by the graves.

Last night sources close to Mr Corbyn insisted he was at the service in 2014 to commemorate 47 Palestinians killed in an Israeli air strike on a Tunisian PLO base in 1985.

But on a visit to the cemetery this week, the Daily Mail discovered that the monument to the air strike victims is 15 yards from where Mr Corbyn is pictured – and in a different part of the complex.

Instead he was in front of a plaque that lies beside the graves of Black September members.

The plaque honours three dead men: Salah Khalaf, who founded Black September; his key aide Fakhri al-Omari; and Hayel Abdel-Hamid, PLO chief of security.

Adjacent to their graves is that of Bseiso. All were assassinated either by the Israeli secret service Mossad or rival Palestinian factions.

With his party engulfed in a row over antisemitism, the pictures give Mr Corbyn fresh questions to answer about his alleged sympathy for extremists.