Defense Ministry moves olive trees in Bil'in

February 23, 2010 22:08

A private company contracted by the Ministry of Defense began on Tuesday to relocate olive trees near the West Bank village of Bil'in, west of Ramallah, as part of preperations to relocate the security fence which runs thhrough the area.

The IDF Spokesperson's Office said the work "is in accordance with the ruling by the Israeli High Court of Justice ordering the relocation of the security fence, adding, "The IDF will continue to operate in accordance with the law and the decisions made by the High Court of Justice."

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