PA minister: Israel polluting our waters

December 20, 2006 16:27

Palestinian Environment Minister Youssef Abu Souffia blamed Israel on Wednesday for using uranium and chemical weapons, Israel Radio reported. Speaking in Algeria at a convention of environment ministers from Arab countries, Abu Souffia said that Israel had polluted large underground reserves of water with dangerous chemicals. He added that Israel had uprooted two million trees in the PA territories, half a million of which were olive trees.

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