European Ship Delivers Aid to Gaza via Egypt

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Katz - Israel has long argued that the Gaza flotilla is an unnecessary provocation and that all humanitarian aid can be transferred via land crossings to Gaza. Earlier this week, a ship from Europe arrived at El-Arish in Egypt with 30 tons of medicine, wheelchairs, baby food and 12 ambulances which made their way overland to Gaza. Israeli defense officials said the shipment was proof that the flotilla is nothing more than a provocation. "There is no need to try and break the sea blockade over Gaza to get supplies to the Palestinians there - if that is what they really want," defense officials said.

2011-06-23 00:00:00

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