Despite the escalation: humanitarian crossings into Gaza remain open.

Coordinator of government activities in the territories decided to leave “Kerem Shalom crossings” ו”ארז open” in favour of aid for Gaza Strip population

תאריך: 11/03/2012, 10:57    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Despite the escalation in the Gaza Strip, which is manifested in the shooting of more than 130 rockets into Israel areas, Coordinator of government activities in the territories decided that humanitarian crossings that runs between Israel and Gaza, IDF, Kerem Shalom and Erez crossing remained open for the benefit of the aid.

Following the decision, the Kerem Shalom opened this morning (Sunday) for bringing goods into Gaza and Erez crossing is open to residents of the Gaza Strip. The move was made possible thanks to the Coordinator of government activities in the West Bank and Gaza coordination and liaison.

This month, for the first time since Hamas, Coordinator of government activities in the territories the classify of two trucks loaded with Palm bars from Gaza to Judea the trucks belonging to the World Food Organization (WFP) and exclude the staff work was made possible thanks to the intensive
In the Gaza coordination and liaison to the Palestinian Authority, crossings and WFP.

Coordination of government activities in the occupied territories continue to work through the coordination and liaison administration in Erez to implement export rated from the Gaza Strip, as part of civil-economic policy of the Government of Israel agreed, and subject to the security situation assessment.

Translated from Hebrew

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