DM Ben-Eliezer authorizes opening of Karni Crossing to full movement of goods in both directions

(Communicated by the Defense Minister’s Media Adviser)
13 September 2001

Defense Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer has today (Thursday), September 13, 2001, authorized the opening of the Karni crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel to the full movement of goods in both directions.

Authorization for the opening of the Karni crossing was given as part of Defense Minister Ben-Eliezer’s plan to gradually open Israel’s international land crossings that were closed as a security precaution in the wake of the attacks in the United States.