State reaches deal with migrants: 18 of 21 to be sent home

September 6, 2012 18:15

Israel reached an agreement with a group of African migrants stuck at the Israel-Egypt border, whereby eighteen of the 21 Africans will be sent back to Egypt while two women and a child will be allowed to enter Israel.

Officials in the Prime Minister's Office said that this agreement was accepted by the highest levels in Israel and is humanitarian solution to the problem.

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