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'UN to transfer flotilla aid to Gaza'

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posted on Jun, 15 2010 @ 06:38 PM
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'UN to transfer flotilla aid to Gaza'


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By ASSOCIATED PRESS
06/15/2010 22:17

IDF approves move; Hamas protests blockade by disallowing supplies.

The United Nations will transfer to Gaza tons of aid supplies that were on board the flotilla of aid ships intercepted two weeks ago, the IDF said Tuesday.

Richard Miron, a spokesman for the UN Mideast envoy, confirmed the deal. The military said the aid, taken from a six-ship Gaza-bound flotilla after nine people died in clashes, would fill 70 trucks.

Up to now, the Hamas rulers of Ga
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posted on Jun, 15 2010 @ 06:38 PM
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The ball is now in Hamas' court as to whether the aid that was delivered by the flotilla gets delivered or not. The UN will be delivering it, AND ensuring the aid gets to where it is supposed to go. But until now Hamas is refusing the aid to protest the blockade.

I wonder if this method would be included in any compromise agreement in the future. Isn't this part of what the UN is supposed to be doing in the first place, to be sure that humanitarian aid is delivered?

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