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Tourism minister says border crossing with Egypt to reopen

Tourism Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen says the government has decided to reopen the Taba border crossing with Egypt, allowing Israelis to vacation in the Sinai Peninsula.

Farkash-Hacohen doesn’t specify when the crossing will reopen. She says the rules for passing through the crossing will be similar to the regulations at Ben Gurion Airport, without elaborating.

There is no immediate government confirmation of the decision to reopen the crossing.

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