JERUSALEM (Reuters) – After months of delay,agreed to Israeli conditions regarding the delivery of armored vehicles to ‘s security forces, Israeli officials said on Friday.
agreed in November to allow the Palestinians to receive up to 50 lightly armored vehicles but a dispute emerged over a Palestinian demand that they have guns mounted on them.
Israeli officials said Russiantold during a meeting on Thursday that Russia agreed to shipping the vehicles without mounted guns.
It was unclear when the vehicles would be delivered to Abbas’s forces.
“We have been hearing about these armed vehicles for more than a year,” said a Palestinian security official. “Hopefully we will be able to receive the shipment.”