Abbas asks Mubarak to dig moat along Philadelphi

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August 9, 2007 21:40

 
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Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo Thursday and appealed to him to authorize the construction of a moat that would prevent weapons being smuggled into the Gaza Strip from Egypt via the Philadelphi Corridor, Channel 1 reported Thursday. Abbas proposed that the corridor, currently a land barrier under which terror groups dig tunnels in order to move weapons and ammunition, be turned into a trench and flooded with sea water. Once the corridor was flooded, any tunnels dug beneath it would collapse.

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