Turkish ship involved in Gaza flotilla raid pulls out of next convoy

19.06.2011                      17.Siwan, 5771

"Friedensflottille II":

Turkish ship involved in Gaza flotilla raid pulls out of next convoy

Turkish group IHH says the Mavi Marmara ship did not get the necessary approval from Turkish port authorities to set sail.

The Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) announced on Friday that the Mavi Marmara ship will not participate in the Gaza flotilla planned for later this month due to technical reasons.
In a press conference held in Istanbul, IHH members said that port authorities in Turkey did not provide them with the necessary approval for the Mavi Marmara, on which nine Turkish activists were killed last year when it was intercepted by Israeli commandos, to set sail….