On Saturday, November 18, checkpoint «Rafah» for the first time in 10 years opened under the control of the Palestinian national authority. Checkpoint «Rafah» will remain open only three days until Monday.
Recall, Hamas gave the Palestinian national authority control over the Rafah crossing point, located on the border of the Gaza strip and Egypt, on November 15 of this year.
In recent years, the border crossing was opened only for a few days a year. Under the terms of the agreement between Hamas and Fatah, November 1, for the work of the PPC is responsible, the Palestinian authority, Mahmoud Abbas.