Barak agrees to Egypt deploying troops, vehicles in Sinai

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
August 26, 2011 08:50

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said during an interview with The Economist magazine published Friday that Israel will agree to Egypt deploying thousands of troops in Sinai even though the Israel-Egypt peace treaty strictly forbids it.

Barak said during the interview, that "the troops will have helicopters and armored vehicles, but no tanks beyond the lone battalion already stationed there."

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