'Deputy PM was not informed of the flotilla raid plans'

June 10, 2010 20:48

Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Ya'alon, who was filling in for Prime Minister Netanyahu, was never informed by Defense Minister Ehud Barak of the plans to take over the flotilla, Channel 2 news reported on Thursday

On the eve of the deadly navy commando raid on the Mavi Marmara, Netanyahu was visiting North America, and Ya'alon has said that he was never informed of the raid plans.The defense minister issued a denial saying that the deputy prime minister's office was kept informed of the plans.

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