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Egypt to Supply Gaza With Fuel for Power Plant Today, MENA Says

March 23, 2012

Egypt will start supplying the Gaza Strip’s main power plant and other areas with 1 million liters of fuel today, the Cairo-based Middle East News Agency reported, citing a Palestinian official.

Today’s will be the first delivery, MENA said, without giving details of further installments. Gaza’s main electricity provider has been shut since Feb. 14. The Hamas-run government in Gaza said Feb. 23 it reached an agreement with Egypt to bring in fuel.

To contact the reporter on this story: Tamara Walid in Abu Dhabi at twalid@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Chad Thomas at cthomas16@bloomberg.net


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