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Military Trains For Possible Gaza Aid Flotilla

June 15 2011


The Israeli navy planned a maritime training exercise for Wednesday to prepare for a possible civilian aid flotilla to Gaza, reports Ha'aretz (Israel).

The training exercise is expected to focus on intercepting and boarding a large ship, said military officials.

According to Turkey's Hurriyet, the Turkish organization IHH (Humanitarian Relief Foundation) may cancel this month's 22-ship Gaza aid flotilla due to the tensions along the Syrian-Turkish border.

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