COGAT spokesman announces that a short while ago, the Minister of Defense, Moshe Ya`alon, instructed the closing of the Kerem Shalom goods terminal, following the rocket launching towards the city of Sderot earlier this morning.

Date: 21.03.13     In addition, it has been decided that the Erez pedestrian terminal would work on a low scale, for humanitarian cases only. The decision regarding the re-opening of the Kerem Shalom crossing and the return of the Erez terminal to regular activity would be in accordance with security assessments that should follow.