Israel okays PA’s acquisition of anti-riot gear ahead of UN vote

15.09.2011                      16.Elul, 5771

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Israel okays PA's acquisition of anti-riot gear ahead of UN vote

Palestinian Authority approaches Israeli firms to purchase riot-control gear such as tear gas grenades, rubber bullets; IDF recommends such acquisition to help PA deal with any unrest.

Israel has given approval for the Palestinian Authority to equip its security forces with riot-control gear, such as tear gas grenades and rubber bullets.
The PA has approached Israeli firms to buy such equipment in advance of expected demonstrations on the West Bank around the Palestinians' request for United Nations recognition as an independent state….