Israel Approves Security Fence on Jordan Border

Israel Approves Security Fence on Jordan Border

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Israel Approves Security Fence on Jordan Border

Security Cabinet backs Netanyahu’s proposal to build 30 km barrier from Eilat to planned Timna airport, as Jordan ties continue to flag.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

First Publish: 6/29/2015, 2:47 PM

via Israel Approves Security Fence on Jordan Border – Defense/Security – News – Arutz Sheva.

Jordanian border (file)

Jordanian border (file) Mendy Hechtman/Flash 90

The Security Cabinet on Sunday adopted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s proposal to build a 30-kilometer (over 18-mile) long security barrier on the eastern border with Jordan in the very south of Israel.

The fence, which is to stretch from the southern port city of Eilat to the site designated for the Timna airport, comes after Israel completed work on the border fence with Sinai and improved the security barrier with Syria on the Golan Heights.

In addition the Security Cabinet approved the allocation of resources for building the fence.

Tensions have been high

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