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May 24, 2012 1:10 pm

Israel’s Offer for Gaza Flotilla Compensation Rejected

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Following the Israel Navy's interception of the Free Gaza Movement's Al-Karama ship which sought to break the naval blockade surrounding the Gaza Strip, Navy soldiers hand out food and water to the passengers aboard the ship. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – A Turkish lawyer said on Thursday that Israel had offered to pay $6 million to victims of Israel’s storming of a Gaza-bound Turkish aid flotilla to settle lawsuits against the Israeli military.

However, a senior Israeli official who declined to be named said that Israel, having indicated last year that it was prepared to indemnify victims without accepting blame, had not renewed its offer.

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