Axar.az
UP
23 October 2018


Israel to replace metal detectors with smart surveillance

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Israel decided on Tuesday to remove metal detectors it had placed at the entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem's Old City and replace them with smart, less obtrusive surveillance means, a Cabinet statement said.

Axar.az reports citing Reuters.

Israel installed metal detectors at entry points to Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem after two police officers were fatally shot on July 14, triggering the bloodiest clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in years.

The spike in tensions and the deaths of three Israelis and four Palestinians in violence on Friday and Saturday have triggered international alarm and prompted the United Nations Security Council to convene a meeting to seek ways of calming the situation.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Cabinet voted to remove the metal detector gates after a meeting lasting several hours convening for a second time on Monday after it had broken off discussions a day earlier.

A statement issued after the forum of senior ministers concluded their meeting said they had decided to act on the recommendation of the security bodies and replace the metal detectors with "smart checking" means.

Date
2017.07.25 / 10:59
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Meghan shows off her burgeoning baby

Poland's first openly gay politician: Progressives can win

President :Khashoggi's murder 'premeditated' - Live

Gilberto Benetton: Co-founder of fashion chain dies

The dead body of Jamal Khashoggi was found

Explosive device found near home of billionaire Soros

China opens longest sea-crossing bridge - Photo

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 strikes Taiwan

India's Zika virus outbreak cases reach 120

Spain, Japan react on killing of Saudi journalist

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla