Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the town of Be’er Ora, approximately 20 km. north of Eilat, where where an oil pipeline exploded, leading to five million liters of crude oil spilled out into the Arava region.
"Our tasks are to maintain public health, to reduce the amount of pollution to Eilat and restore the protection of nature," said the Prime Minister.
"In the past days, we have been dealing with many issues, but from the moment it was known about the oil spill, I followed the matter closely," he said.
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