21.07.2011 19.Tammus, 5771
Turkey PM delays Gaza visit due to possible Israeli apology for 2010 flotilla raid
It is believed that Erdogan is using Gaza visit as bargaining chip to pressure Israel into apologizing for the killing of nine Turkish activists on the Mavi Marmara.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are currently examining an agreement that was recently drafted to end the diplomatic crisis between the two countries, the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News reported.
According to the Hurriyet report, Erdogan has postponed a trip to the Gaza Strip due to the possibility that Israel will apologize for its May 2010 raid of a Gaza-bound flotilla in which nine pro-Palestinian Turkish activists died….