India looks to Israel to help build security fence
By Nitsan Keidar
The ties between India and Israel are about to get tighter. The Indian government recently raised the proposal to ask for Israeli help in building a ‘smart-fence’ similar to the one that separates Israel from Egypt.
India has been concerned recently over the threat of terror attacks coming from terrorists who cross the northern border with Pakistan. The Indian government wants to significantly lower the amount of illegal entry into the country and ministers have been attempting to formulate a plan of action in recent weeks.
The Times of India reported that “In one of these meetings, they discussed whether India can adopt an Israel-type border guarding mechanism along the western frontier,” a home ministry official said.
Over the past two years numerous high ranking Indian officials have visited the border between Israel and Egypt and been greatly impressed at the technology which they saw implemented there.
The Times of India also reported that “Israel is hailed to have the best border protection system in the world, and
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