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  Adar 9, 5767 , 27/02/07

New Hours for Karni Crossing

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced Tuesday that the Karni border crossing will be open every night until 11:00 p.m. from now on.

Olmert made the announcement in a meeting with European Union external relations chief Benita Ferrero-Waldner, who is in the area to meet with Israeli and PA officials.

The prime minister asked Ferrero-Waldner to ensure that EU observers tighten their upervision at the Rafiah crossing to prevent smuggling of money and weapons from Egypt into Gaza.
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