'Israel, Jordan take on terror together'

Peres expresses sadness over Jordanians injured in rocket attacks.

August 2, 2010 12:53
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'Israel, Jordan take on terror together'

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Israel and Jordan are working together in the fight against terror, President Shimon Peres said Monday, in reaction to the rocket attacks in the Eilat area

"There is a real battle in the Middle East between the peace camp, and the extremist camp who want to destroy any chance of peace," Peres said.

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Peres expressed his sadness over the attacks on innocent people on the Jordanian side of the border.

MK Uri Ariel (National Union) also reacted to the rocket attacks, that were reported to have been launched from Egypt's Sinai,saying that they require a clear and powerful response against the perpetrators.

"Before Egypt can host peace talks, it must act to eradicate terror within the country," said Ariel.

The rockets landed in the area around Eilat Monday morning, one of which injured four people in nearby Jordan, in front of the Intercontinental Hotel. One of the casualties was in serious condition, the other three were lightly wounded.

A second rocket also landed on the Jordanian side of the border, a third north of Eilat's hotel area, and two more in the Red Sea. The projectiles were Grad-type Katyushas, suspected to have been launched from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.

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