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  Elul 1, 5772 , 19/08/12

Report: Israel Asks Egypt to Remove Heavy Sinai Arms

Israel has asked Egypt to remove heavy arms from the Sinai that were recently deployed in the fight against terror but in violation of the peace treaty between the two countries, according to Israeli sources cited, Sunday, by the newspaper Al-Quds Al-Arabi. Security sources appraise the request as a test of the relationship between Israel and the government of new president Mohammed Morsi, noting that Israel does not know how long the current Egyptian anti-terror campaign will take.

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