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The IDF flotilla
raid should be investigated by a New Zealand-lead committee, United
Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Saturday.The
UN-backed proposal was given to Israel over the weekend, and awaits an
official Israeli response.
for the commission to be lead by former New Zealand prime minister
Geoffrey Palmer, and advised that Israeli and Turkish deputies join.
Ki-moon: 'Shocked by raids'
'There is no reward for the weak'
Minister Ehud Barak said Saturday that he supports the formation of an
inquiry committee on the IDF raid of the Mavi Marmara ship, as long as the soldiers who
participated in the mission would not be investigated.
Sources in Barak's office said that the defense minister backs an
Israeli-led probe of the event, and if necessary, would support an