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Israel permits partial hunting to the Palestinian shores occupied

Occupying Israel, the decision to temporarily remove the hunting range of the Gaza open to 9 miles took effect. According to the Oslo treaty signed in 1993, the occupation state is preventing this right, although Palestinian fishermen are allowed to hunt for 20 miles.

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Israel permits partial hunting to the Palestinian shores occupied

Israel stated that decision to take hunting range of Gaza Strip to 9 miles for 1.5 months was implemented.

Palestinian fisherman Taha Behr, on permit of Israel, said fishermen of Gazeli, instead of six miles this evening, went out to hunt 9 miles offshore.

In wishing for abundant fishing within 9 miles allowed, Behr asked Israeli administration to allow m to hunt for 20 miles in accordance with Oslo Treaty, which was signed in 1993.

Yoav Mordechai, head of Coordination Unit for Government activities in Palestinian territories, said on Sunday that hunting range of Israel's six miles on Gaza coast is 9 miles from Wednesday (today) for 1.5 months was announced.


In Gaza Strip under Israeli blockade, about 4,000 people are struggling with fishing, making it a living of 50 thousand people.

The fishing sector in region declined because Israel often lowered its hunting range by 6 miles and brought some restrictions.

According to Oslo Treaty, signed in 1993 between Palestinian Liberation Organization and Israel, Palestinians have right to free up to 20 miles from Gaza Strip without being exposed to any Israeli intervention, but Israeli administration The Palestinian fishermen are preventing this right.


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