Senior IDF officer: Migron outpost demolition would harm stability

18.01.2012                      23.Tewet. 5772

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Senior IDF officer: Migron outpost demolition would harm stability

Outpost is due to be evacuated by end of March according to High Court ruling, but officer says evacuation might 'blur the distinction' between inhabitants and more extremist settlers.

Evacuation of the Migron outpost would harm stability in the area, a senior IDF officer from the Central Command warned Tuesday. The outpost is to be evacuated by the end of March according to a ruling of the High Court of Justice.
Such an operation would require thousands of soldiers and policemen that would have to evacuate the settlers and dismantle all the homes. Talking to the press Tuesday, the officer said that demolishing Migron would be different from routine evacuation of outposts, and would be "like the disengagement" from the Gaza strip….