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PA deters Palestinians from using Israel's Ramon Airport

The Palestinian Minister of Transport and Communications confirmed the imposition of measures and penalties against travelers through Israel's Ramon Airport.
A plane of the Israeli airline Arkia.

GAZA STRIP — The Palestinian Ministry of Transportation has threatened to take punitive measures against Palestinians who use Ramon Airport in southern Israel for travel, with the first flight for Palestinians scheduled through the airport to Turkey before the end of August.

Palestinian Transportation Minister Assem Salem confirmed during a radio interview on Aug. 16 that he will raise some suggestions and measures that can deter Palestinians from traveling through Ramon Airport, noting that there is no contact between the Palestinian government and Israel regarding Palestinian travel through the airport.

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