Israeli towns‘ new line of defense from Gaza rockets: Trees

07.06.2011                      5.Siwan, 5771                      Erew Schawuot; Tag 49 des Omer

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Israeli towns' new line of defense from Gaza rockets: Trees

Defense Ministry director general says Israel has already spent NIS 1.6 billion in the last 5 years on defensive projects along the Gaza border.

Israel has spent no less than NIS 1.6 billion on defenses for the townships around the Gaza Strip in the last five years, Udi Shani, Defense Ministry director general, said yesterday.
“We view the present state of quiet as transient,” said Shani, speaking during a tour of the boundary between Israel and the Strip. “We are working as fast as possible to complete protective projects and defenses,” he said, noting that Israel has already spent NIS 1.6 billion in the last five years on these projects….