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The Federal Opposition has accused the Government of expelling an Israeli diplomat as a means to win Arab support for an Australian seat on the United Nations Security Council.
Foreign Minister Stephen Smith yesterday announced the expulsion after investigations left the Government in "no doubt" Israel had faked Australian passports used in a hit on a top Hamas leader in Dubai.
But Deputy Opposition Leader Julie Bishop says there is no hard proof Israel is behind the duplicated passports.
Report: Alleged agent used Canadian papers to enter NZ
Even the normally friendly Margaret Thatcher ordered to the Mossad branch in London to be closed when it was revealed that agents had been using authentic British passports. An attempt in 2004 by two Mossad operatives in New Zealand to obtain a local passport led to their arrest for six months.