This particular concrete wall had the sole function of countering snipers' fire. However, it was also particularly ugly. The municipality of Jerusalem asked the IDF to remove it. The IDF agreed. No conspiracies, annexation or outbreak of sudden peace.
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from the article: IDF razes wall dividing Jewish and Arab areas east of Jerusalem