MKs slam Egypt for Hamas money transfers via Rafah

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January 7, 2007 12:31

 
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Egypt's agreement to allow monetary transfers to the Hamas-led Palestinian government through the Rafah Crossing on Saturday drew criticism from cabinet ministers Sunday, Israel Radio reported. Speaking at the opening of the weekly cabinet meeting, Immigrant Absorption Minister Ze'ev Boim (Kadima) said Egypt was not keeping to its decision to enforce a financial embargo against the Hamas government. Boim said that by allowing monetary transfers, Egypt was violating the agreement it made with Israel following Israel's withdrawal from the Philadelphi Corridor, and that it was now necessary to reassess that agreement. Minister-without-Portfolio Ya'acov Edri (Kadima) said that despite the continued flow of money to Hamas, recapturing the Philadelphi Corridor was the last move Israel should adopt.

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