‚Common sense must reign in Mavi Marmara case‘

29.05.2012                      08.Siwan. 5772                    Isru Chag

Gaza Flottilla 2010:

'Common sense must reign in Mavi Marmara case'

Ashkenazi: If the price of what I did is not being able to visit Turkey – I am willing to pay that price.

Former IDF chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. (res.) Gabi Ashkenazi said Monday that he hoped common sense would prevail, in response to reports that a Turkish high criminal court had unanimously accepted an indictment seeking life sentences for him and three others over the 2010 Mavi Marmara raid. He also expressed hope that Turkey would reestablish diplomatic ties with Israel.
OC Israel Navy V.-Adm. Eliezer Marom, former Military Intelligence head Amos Yadlin and former IAF intelligence head Brig.-Gen. Avishai Levy were also charged in the indictment which seeks nine counts of aggravated life imprisonment. The former IDF commander were charged over their alleged involvement in the killing of nine Turks on a Gaza-bound aid ship, Turkish newspaper Today's Zaman and the Andalou Agency reported Monday….