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  6/10/2014, Sivan 12, 5774

Hamas-Fatah Government Preventing Israeli Exports

The Hamas-Fatah unity government has been preventing Israel from exporting watermelons to Palestinian Authority-controlled territory, Kol Yisrael radio reported on Monday.

According to the report, the reason for the decision is to protect the PA’s agriculture. In response, representatives of Israeli farmers approached Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir, asking that he ensure that PA allows exports of vegetables.