Ankara doesn't 'trust' Israel probe

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 14, 2010 13:18

Turkey: Country that attacked civilians shouldn't run inquiry.




Ahmet Davutoglu, Turkey's foreign minister address

Turkish FM 311. (photo credit:Associated Press)

Ankara does not trust the probe Israel is planning into the IDF raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was quoted as saying Monday.

"We have no trust at all that Israel, a country that has carried out such an attack on a civilian convoy in international waters, will conduct an impartial investigation," AFP quoted Davutoglu as saying.



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He called for an investigation to be held "under the direct control of the United Nations... with the participation of Turkey and Israel."

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on June 5 that the IDF raid of the Mavi Marmara should be investigated by a New Zealand-led committee, with Israeli and Turkish deputies.


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