Tuesday, July 20, 2010

(NEWS) South Africa Returns Ambassador To Israel

"Country's foreign ministry says Israeli army probe identified mistakes in deadly raid on Gaza-bound Turkish ship, but reiterates call for international investigation, lifting of blockade.

South Africa is returning its ambassador to Israel, nearly seven weeks after recalling him in the wake of the deadly raid on a Turkish ship bound for the Gaza Strip, the government said Tuesday.

The foreign ministry in a statement noted that an Israeli army probe had identified mistakes in the raid on May 31, but said South Africa still wanted an international inquiry into the incident."

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