Aharonovitch, Sau tour airport amid 'air flotilla' events

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 8, 2011 12:11

Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch, Israel Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino, Israel Police Central District Commander Bentzi Sau and other senior officials met Friday morning to examine the situation at Ben-Gurion Airport amid police preparations for the arrival of hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists through the "air flotilla."

According to an official statement, Sau said "operation plan has succeeded in significantly affecting the intentions of those behind the flotilla and has prevented the departure of hundreds of activists at their points of departure for Israel."He added that the presence of police at the airport has had a "deterrent effect" on activisits planning to enter the country.


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