Turkey expels Israeli ambassador over its refusal to apologize for Gaza flotilla killings

Turkey has decided to downgrade its diplomatic ties with Israel to the lowest possible level, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Friday, following Israel’s continued refusal to apologize for a 2010 raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla.

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Photo: An Israeli naval vessel (bottom) patrols beside the Mavi Marmara, a Gaza-bound ship that was raided by Israeli marines who later killed 9 activists. Mediterranean Sea, May 31, 2010.


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