Following High Court ruling, PM vows to ‘continue to act against illegal infiltration’

October 8, 2014 02:27

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held separate meetings on Jerusalem and on illegal migration on Tuesday, ordering increased security presence in the capital at the former meeting, and a means of keeping detention facilities for migrants open at the latter.

Regarding Jerusalem, the prime minister convened the top police and Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) brass, along with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch, to discuss the recent sharp increase of violent incidents in the capital. Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein and state prosecutor Shai Nitzan also took part in the discussion.

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