Minister Neeman: Israel taking steps to expel infiltrators

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 21, 2012 12:56

Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman on Monday said that Israel is taking steps to expel infiltrators from Israel, adding that all branches of government are working to eliminate the "scourge" from the country.

Speaking at a law conference in Eilat, Neeman said that Israel is employing a multi-pronged strategy, which includes "building of a fence along the Egyptian border, which is in its final stages... expulsion of migrants... and the establishment of facilities to house them until they can be dealt with."

"Israel is taking steps to kick the infiltrators out of Israel at the first available opportunity," Neeman said, adding his hope that they would be returned to either their home countries or to third-party countries.

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