Tuesday, 9 February, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the border with Jordan, where the construction of the barrier. On this trip his Minister of transport and exploration Yisrael Katz, the chief of the General staff, General Gadi Eizenkot, commander of the southern district of Eyal Zamir, the commander of the 80 division of General Rafi is Cute and the head office construction of security fence Eran Ofir.
Radio station «Sieves Beth» said that during this visit, the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about the plan for the construction of the barrier throughout all the borders of Israel. s
«We are developing a multi-year programme of fencing «security fence» of all Israel. This plan is estimated at billions of shekels and will take about one year. Me can ask: «is this Really what you want to achieve, to surround Israel, as the Villa?» — Yes. Actually we make about all Israel by a fence. The environment in which we live, we have to protect ourselves from predators», — quotes «Sieves Beth» the head of government.
The construction of the barrier on the border with Jordan began in September of 2015. The length of the whole fence will be 235 km and it needs to protect the Israeli border in the area from Eilat to Masada. The total project cost is estimated at three billion shekels. A model for the barrier on the border with Jordan was the fence erected on the Israel-Egypt border.