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  שבט 22, 5768 , 29/01/08

250 Million More Shekels for Partition Wall

Defense Ministry Director-General Pinchas Buchris has reached an agreement with the Finance Ministry regarding the Partition Wall in Judea and Samaria. Finance Ministry officials have agreed to allocate 250 million more shekels to construction work on the barrier in 2008. Work on the wall/fence was stopped recently due to a lack of funding.

Hundreds of millions of shekels in funding is being used to move the barrier based on Supreme Court rulings. Of the 250 million shekels set aside for 2008 construction, approximately NIS 150 million will be spent tearing down the barrier near Modiin Illit and rebuilding it nearby.
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