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Israeli flotilla investigation committee starts inquiring governmental leaders

08-09-2010 15:03 BJT

JERUSALEM, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Turkel committee, Israel's internal investigation panel into its navy's raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in late May, starts its first round of inquiring of Israeli high officials on Monday morning.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears in the first day of the hearings, which is expected to last several days this week with Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi also to testify in the following days.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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