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Israel to build smart fence on Jordan border

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Israel border fence along Egypt.

(Worthy News) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon are set to announce Sunday the start of a multi-billion-shekel effort to construct a sensor-laden fence on the southern border with Jordan, the news site Ynet reported.

A fence, complete with sophisticated sensors and regular IDF patrols, already exists on the northern half of the Israeli-Jordanian border, from the northern edge of the Dead Sea up to the three-way meeting point of Israel, Jordan and Syria near the Sea of Galilee. But some 235 kilometers of border south of the Dead Sea — from the Roman-era fortress of Masada to the southernmost city of Eilat -- remains mostly unfenced.

The security cabinet approved in late June the first 30-kilometer stretch of the new fence, set to run from Eilat to the outskirts of the new airport, Ynet reported. It will build on an already-constructed 15-kilometer stretch that guards Eilat’s northeastern frontier with Jordan. [ Source ]

German politician: Israel's security fence is worse than communist Berlin Wall

Israeli organizations slammed Green Party Bundestag deputy Uwe Kekeritz on Thursday for claiming that Israel’s security barrier and border system designed to stop Palestinian terrorism is worse than the Berlin Wall.

In comparison with Israel’s borders, the Berlin Wall was “a toy,” Bavarian politician Kekeritz claimed in the course of a nearly four-minute video posted to YouTube in mid-August. He spoke at an anti-Israel event in early June, at “Protestant Church Day” in Stuttgart.  [ Source ]

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3 thoughts on “Israel to build smart fence on Jordan border

  1. South Africa needed to defend its immigration laws in Apartheid, but Israel and jews were happy to demonise it and destroy the future and sovereignty of TWELVE nations in their traditional homelands!
    What gives?
    Look at the basket case you created with forced integration in South Africa.. now you pretend not to notice and wash your hands from responsibility?
    Why should you have a homogeneous homeland in Israel but 12 nations in South Africa are not allowed it???
    Why? Not a difficult question is it?

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