Turkey's PM may make final decision on Israeli ties

Turkey's premier Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to address parliament later on Tuesday to discuss the raid.

Turkey's PM may make final decision on Israeli ties

Turkey's premier Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said, "I wish our final decision will be good for everyone".

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the Turkish capital of Ankara from Chile on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said on Tuesday Ankara is examining its energy ties with Israel after Israeli troops raided a Turkish aid ship bound for Gaza, and said the prime minister would make any final decision.

Prime Minister Erdogan cut short his visit to Chile after Israeli navy forces raided a convoy of aid ships of Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) carrying humanitarian aid for Gaza, killing at least 9 people and injuring 30 others.

Turkey's premier Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to address parliament later on Tuesday to discuss the raid. Ankara has recalled its envoy to Israel.

Security meeting after Israeli attack

Meanwhile, a security meeting began under the chairmanship of Erdogan in Ankara on Tuesday.

Turkish state ministers & deputy prime ministers Bulent Arinc and Cemil Cicek, National Defense Minister Vecdi Gonul, Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen. Aslan Guner, Prime Ministry Undersecretary Efkan Ala and National Intelligence Agency (MIT) Undersecretary Hakan Fidan are participating in the meeting.

Israeli operation on a convoy of ships carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza and related developments will be discussed in the meeting.

Israeli navy forces raided a convoy of ships of Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) carrying humanitarian aid for Gaza, killing at least 9 people and injuring 30 others on Monday.

Turkey strongly protested Israel and recalled its ambassador.



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