Israel to return Marmara to Turkey on Thursday

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August 4, 2010 20:59

 
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The Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday that it will return the Turkish flotilla ships, including the Mavi Marmara, to Turkey on Thursday.

Three ships from are headed to Israel that will tow the ships that tried to break Israel's blockade on the Gaza Strip in May, back to Turkey.

The Foreign Ministry is sending a letter with the ships, asking the Turkish government to prevent ships leaving Turkey from attempting to break the naval blockade. The letter also mentions that Israel regularly sends aid to Gaza.

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