Israel to pull out of two towns in Judea and Samaria

Tuesday, March 15, 2005 | 
Israel will withdraw the army from the Biblical town of Jericho tomorrow and hand control to the Palestinian Authority. And under an agreement reached at a meeting between Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz and Palestinian Interior Minister Nasser Yousef, Israel will pull out of the town of Tulkarem in Samaria next week. The pullout was supposed to take place weeks ago, but disagreements over security arrangements and a deadly suicide bombing in Tel Aviv caused a delay.

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