The Egyptian authorities announced that in the next three days will be opened border crossing «Rafah», linking the Gaza strip with the Sinai Peninsula. Transmission will operate in both directions.
The checkpoint opened for the first time since the beginning of 2018. According to the website of Hamas «Palestinian information center», in 2017 it was opened, a total of 35 days – each time for three days. The last time Rafa was opened in December 2017.
Recall that on 1 November at the checkpoint, a solemn ceremony in honor of his transfer under the control of the Palestinian national authority. However, this has not led to a change in work schedule, as the Palestinian authority demanded that Hamas to ensure the safety of the object.