Israel rushes completion of Egyptian border fence

Published 15 September 2011

On a tour of the Egyptian border fence on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that the security barrier will be completed earlier than scheduled; in recent months the Sinai Peninsula has become a restive area, breeding terrorism and other illegal activities since the fall of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak; Netanyahu said, “Israel’s border with Egypt is a peaceful border. To maintain this peace, there must be security, and to that end a fence is necessary”

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