תאריך: 29/04/15
מחבר: ליאת קציר

The return of arm (d) 15 fishing boats that exceed the permitted fishing zone in the Gaza Strip and seized in recent years. Passing fishing boats was coordinating unit representatives to coordinate government activities in the territories with the fishermen in the Gaza Strip and a framework was implemented in the light of the examination of the subject by the IDF as part of actions to help Gazans. Returning boats as performed is one more step of many the IDF operation as part of a civilian being led by the unit for the coordination of government activities in the territories in a procedure in accordance with the political guidelines to help Gazans.

“The Navy returned to the Gaza Strip 15 fishing boats seized in recent years after by anomalies significant exceptions to fishing character is that they pose a threat to Israeli coast or assets that are important to us,” said Base Commander, Colonel testified. “Discussions and coordination meeting conducted with the fishermen in Gaza decided to reclaim the boats in an effort to prevent friction. We perform the migration by sea, in order to facilitate transport, at the request of the fishermen. I hope that this activity will improve coordination with the Association of fishermen, and prevent future exceptions with which we deal every day, “he added.

Returning to Gaza fishing boats

Sea wing fighters will continue the ongoing security tasks in the shipwrecks, preserving the defined fishing zone-six nautical miles. Fishing area allows fishing, food and livelihood to residents of the Gaza Strip.

Translated from Navy website