25.06.2011 23.Siwan, 5771 Korach
US warns activists against new Gaza flotilla plans
State Department urges activists to ship aid though "established and efficient" means, says US backs Israel's right to screen cargo.
The United States on Friday warned activists against plans to send a new aid flotilla to challenge Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, saying it would be irresponsible and dangerous.
"Groups that seek to break Israel's maritime blockade of Gaza are taking irresponsible and provocative actions that risk the safety of their passengers," State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said in a statement, adding that there were established ways to move humanitarian aid to Gaza….