Israel Allows Palestinian Doctors to Drive Into Jerusalem

April 14, 2015 11:26 AM

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Israeli officials have given permission to 100 Palestinian doctors to drive to jobs at Israeli hospitals — the first time Palestinian motorists have been permitted to enter the country in 15 years.

Cogat, the Israeli security branch responsible for Palestinian civilian affairs, says its commander, Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, approved the order for doctors who "work shifts and other jobs that require heightened responsiveness."

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