So Recep Tayyip Erdogan is stating before the international community his intention to violate international law, and break Israel’s legally imposed anti-weapons blockade on the Hamas run enclave. KGS
Turkish PM: Warships will escort future aid vessels to Gaza
By REUTERS, HERB KEINON, JPOST.COM STAFF
Erdogan continues heated rhetoric, saying Turkey has taken steps to stop Israel from unilaterally exploiting natural resources from the eastern Mediterranean.
Turkish warships will escort any Turkish aid vessels to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said in remarks broadcast on Al Jazeera television on Thursday.
Erdogan also said that Turkey had taken steps to stop Israel from unilaterally exploiting natural resources from the eastern Mediterranean, according to Al Jazeera’s Arabic translation of excerpts of the interview, which was conducted in Turkish.