Israel wants the Palestinian enclave of Gaza is now also physically close to the sea. The Israeli Defence minister Avigdor Lieberman told Sunday that the Zikim beach, the construction of a ” unique obstacle’ has begun.
The construction must prevent Palestinians over the sea, Israel can enter. According to the cabinet of Lieberman is going to have a sort of breakwater against the end of the year. The impenetrable construction, made of stone and gates, will have three floors.
During the war in Gaza was in 2014 militant Palestinians succeeded by the sea in Israel to hit, according to a statement from the Israeli government. ‘By the guards and lose the radical Palestinian movement Hamas, in which Gaza operates, again, strategic capacity, ” says Lieberman.
Israel and Egypt are blocking for security reasons the Gaza strip for more than a decade. As a result, the living conditions of some two million inhabitants of the narrow strip on the coast is very bad.