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  4/29/2014, Nissan 29, 5774

Erdoğan: Understandings with Israel on Compensation


Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey announced, Tuesday, that his country has reached understandings with Israel on compensation for relatives of nine Turkish citizens who were killed after they attacked Israeli commandos who boarded the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara to keep it from breaking the Gaza naval blockade in May 2010.

Interviewed by American journalist Charlie Rose,  Erdoğan thanked United States President Barack Obama for mediating between the two countries.