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Turkey's UN envoy warns Israel not to drag its feet on meeting Ankara's flotilla raid demands

Turkey's UN envoy warns Israel not to drag its feet on meeting Ankara's flotilla raid demands

Speaking about Turkey's demands from Israel concerning its raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in international waters on May 31, leaving nine Turkish peace activists dead, Turkey's UN Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan yesterday said, "Turkey calls on Israel to admit its mistakes and act accordingly. If Israel had met Turkey's demands for an official apology and compensation to the injured and the relatives of those who lost their lives during the incident, things wouldn't have reached this point." Urging Israel to do what is necessary in light of a September UN Human Rights Council report, which concluded that Israel's flotilla raid broke international law and was brutal and disproportionate, Apakan said, "If Israel doesn't act in line with the conclusions and recommendations specified in that report by next March, Turkey will press the flotilla raid before the UN Security Council."

 

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