Israel insists no apology after fresh Turkey warning

Lieberman rejected Turkish demand.

Israel insists no apology after fresh Turkey warning

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday his country has no intention of meeting Turkey's demand for an apology over a deadly Israeli raid on a Turkish aid ship bound for Gaza, that 9 Turkish activists were brutally killed.

Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper earlier quoted Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as saying that Israel has three paths. "It either apologises, or accepts the findings from an international commission investigating the raid, or Turkey will cut off ties," the daily quoted Davutoglu as saying.

But Lieberman rejected the demand.

"We don't have any intention to apologise. We think that the opposite is true," he told reporters after meeting Latvia's foreign minister during a visit to the Baltic state.



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Güncelleme Tarihi: 05 Temmuz 2010, 14:11