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  תשרי 16, 5771 , 24/09/10

Turkey: Israel Must Apologize and Compensate

President Abdallah Gul of Turkey said Thursday that his country expects an official apology from Israel and compensation for the families of those killed after people on board the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara attacked Israeli commandos who boarded it while stoppping an attempt to break the naval blockade of Gaza on May 31st.

Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, Gul added that in order to reach peace in the region, the humanitarian crisis in Gaza must be ended.

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