Western officials urged Israel to keep a key Gaza border crossing open. U.S. and E.U. officials recently wrote to Defense Minister Amir Peretz to say that if Israel does not keep the Rafah crossing open, European security monitors there may be withdrawn, Reuters reported Thursday.
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