Turkey FM furious over leaked Gaza flotilla report as Israel-Turkey ties remain uncertain

02.09.2011                      03.Elul, 5771

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Turkey FM furious over leaked Gaza flotilla report as Israel-Turkey ties remain uncertain

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to hold press conference at 11:00 A.M. on Friday to discuss the leak of the report as well as the future of Israeli-Turkish ties.

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Friday that he was furious about the leaking of the Palmer Report on the Gaza flotilla raid in May of 2010 in which Israeli commandos killed nine Turkish citizens, according to the Turkish newspaper “Today’s Zaman”.
Davutoglu alluded in talks with Turkish reporters that Turkey does not accept the report’s findings, that claimed that Israel Defense Forces soldiers on board the Mavi Marmara acted in self defense, but used excessive force….