Gaza se­cu­rity move

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

GAZA CITY: The Gaza Min­istry of In­te­rior and In­ter­nal Se­cu­rity has rec­om­mended a se­ries of pro­ce­dures “to en­hance the state of se­cu­rity at the south­ern bor­ders with Egypt”.

The state­ment came just hours af­ter Lon­don-based Ara­bic daily al-Sharq al-Awsat re­ported that Egypt had of­fered to pro­vide more elec­tric­ity to the cri­sis-stricken Gaza Strip – but only if Ha­mas co-op­er­ated with Egypt in its harsh “counter ter­ror­ism” crack­down.

Ac­cord­ing to the state­ment, Deputy Min­is­ter Taw­fiq Abu Naim vis­ited the south­ern bor­ders of the Gaza Strip with Egypt “to check all se­cu­rity pro­ce­dures in the area and held sev­eral meet­ings”.

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