PM: Israel needs more fire-fighting planes

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March 7, 2011 12:40

 
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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu attended a State Control Committee hearing on fire preparedness and the Carmel Fire on Monday.

Netanyahu explained that the biggest problem with Israel's fire fighting services is the lack of fire-fighting airplanes.

He added that Israel is on the waiting list to buy such planes, but that there is a three-year waiting list.

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