Israel: Flotilla will be prevented from reaching Gaza
Monday June 27, 2011 19:13 by Katie Child - 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group
Israel has declared that the Freedom Flotilla 2 will not be allowed to enter into the besieged Gaza Strip by sea. Israeli and Egyptian officials have agreed that the Flotilla will be allowed to unload its cargo at the Egyptian port El-Arish, where the humanitarian goods will be transferred by land into Gaza after being checked by Israeli officials.
The US ship participating in the Flotilla, the Audacity of Hope, plans to set sail from Greece Monday or Tuesday. The US ship will meet vessels from Ireland and France at an agreed spot in the Mediterranean. Ships from Italy, Spain and Canada are also partaking in the upcoming Freedom Flotilla.
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