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French cable car company quits Jerusalem project

Decision to drop out of the agreement was made ‘to avoid any political interpretations’ that may result in legal charges by Palestinians.


PARIS – For political reasons, the French company SAFEGE has withdrawn from the Jerusalem cable-car project, which is largely located over the Green Line.

THE SAFEGE FIRM built this experimental transport system in Châteauneuf-sur-Loire, in northcentral France. – Photo: Wikimedia Commons

After two years of involvement in the project during the feasibility-study stage, the company decided to forgo any further participation, Le Figaro. The decision was made “to avoid any political interpretations,” a representative of SAFEGE’s parent company, Suez Environnement, told the newspaper. Continue Reading »