Turkey welcomes UN’s panel decision to probe Israel’s war crimes

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has welcomed a U.N. Human Rights Council decision to investigate possible war crimes committed by Israel in Gaza, repeating his call upon Israel to stop its "inhumane attacks" in Gaza Hurriyet Daily News reported

"We welcome the decision taken by the U.N. Human Rights Council to investigate Israel's war crimes in Gaza," Davutoglu said on his Twitter account July 24.

Davutoglu said the process at the U.N. panel was launched upon Turkey's initiative and that Turkey was determined to pursue the process.

"Israel's atrocities in Gaza should be immediately investigated and the results should be shared with the international community," he said. "We call upon Israel once again to stop its inhumane attacks in Gaza."

The U.N. Human Rights Council investigated Israel's attacks on Gaza in 2009 and accused both Israel and Hamas of committing war crimes.

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