Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan expresses condolences to Turkish counterpart
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 3 / Trend T. Jafarov /
Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohammad Bagher Bahrami in a telephone conversation with Turkish counterpart Hulusi Kilic expressed his condolences over the death of Turkish citizens who were on board of the ships of "Freedom Flotilla" captured by Israeli intelligence services, the Iranian Embassy in Azerbaijan spokesman Abbas Iskandari told Trend.
Israeli attacks on the "Freedom Flotilla" is contrary to the principles of the international law. Their actions are inexcusable, Bahrami said.
"Freedom Flotilla" consists of six vessels. There were about 600 activists from Europe and Arab countries, including dozens of deputies on the board. The rally was organized by human rights activists from Ireland, Sweden, Greece, Turkey, Algeria and Kuwait. They intended to bring 10,000 tons of humanitarian supplies, including medicines and construction materials to the Gaza Strip. According to the world media, about 19 people died during Israeli special operation. Israel confirmed that 10 people died.