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June 30, 2015 9:34 am

Israeli Defense Minister Says There Was No Aid on Gaza-Bound Swedish Flotilla

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Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon denied there being a humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip. Photo: Jini/Haaretz.

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said the ‘Marianne of Gothenburg’ ship was not an honest attempt to help those in the Gaza Strip. Photo: Jini/Haaretz.

The Marianne of Gothenburg ship, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon argued, was just “provocation,” and it was not an honest attempt to help the people living in the Gaza Strip.

“There was no aid on board,” Ya’alon stated.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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  • Bertil

    “In addition to the online newspaper, The Times of Israel hosts an open blog platform for any writer who applies to become a blogger on the site.[15] The Times generally does not review or edit blog posts submitted by approved writers, and accordingly, it takes no responsibility for such blogs, which are not necessarily in line with the newspaper’s editorial stance”

  • Bertil

    I wish it was true. But I caught The Times of Israel yesterday when they wrote that Obama signed a law against BDS. It cannot be red anywhere else. So be critical when you read something from the. I wrote to the editor, no answer….No where to read, a hoax…

  • brenrod

    who pays for the expenses of the IDF and israel and the costs of deportation?????
    they should be incarcerated until their relatives send the money, the ship should be auctioned. If they get off so easy they will be encouraged again, at whose expense????

    • Tom Wood

      This is what is known as kidnap & Ransom! But good idea I’m all for it!

    • Shani

      That is such a good idea