PM to Comptroller: Erdogan hinted he would stop flotilla

By
June 13, 2012 14:27




Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave Israel the impression through third parties that he would keep the Mavi Marmara from setting sail in May 2010, the Prime Minister's Office was quoted as saying in the State Comptroller's report released Wednesday.

"The Prime Minister worked intensively through diplomatic channels, principally with the Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan, to stop the flotilla," the state comptroller's report quoted the PMO as saying. "The efforts led to a high feasibility that the Turkish flotilla would be prevented."


Related Content
Breaking news
November 19, 2017
Zimbabwe opposition leader 'baffled' by Mugabe decision to stay

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 11 - 24
    Beer Sheva
    16 - 23
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 13 - 21
    Jerusalem
    15 - 22
    Haifa
  • 15 - 27
    Elat
    16 - 26
    Tiberias