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Israeli PM testifies before Gaza flotilla investigation panel

08-09-2010 15:51 BJT

JERUSALEM, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu testifies on Monday morning before the Turkel committee, Israel's internal investigation panel into its navy's raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in late May.

He said Israel is facing threats from the Hamas, who controls the Palestinian strip at the present, adding that Israel has four policies in concern with Gaza now, namely, to rescue the captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, to respond to the rockets attacks, to stop arms delivering into Gaza, and to stop humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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