NATO to Hold Meeting on Israeli Attack

Palestinians ride aboard boats in a preparation for the arrival of a convoy of ships to Gaza

From PressTV (Iran):  NATO has agreed to a request by the Turkish premier to hold an emergency meeting over the fatal Israeli raid on the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla.

"Planning is underway for a meeting at the request of the Turkish authorities tomorrow afternoon," James Appathurai, a spokesman for the alliance, said in a Monday statement.

NATO is deeply concerned about the loss of life in international waters, he added, AFP reported.

Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan had earlier denounced the assault and called for a meeting by the military alliance. (photo: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters)

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