Saturday, June 26, 2010

Iran to Send Aid Ship to Gaza

Mohammad Reza Sheibani, Iran’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Arab Relations, told reporters in Tehran today that an Islamic Republic aid ship is indeed scheduled to leave for Gaza. He did not provide any timetable. [IRNA, 26 June]. Sheibani’s strong confirmation of Iran’s intentions to send a ship to Gaza came amid recent reports that the Iranian government has cancelled the mission due to hightened military risks involved in the operations.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think this a wrong move by Iran, the Zionist hasbara is ready for this. Iran should coordinate this humanitarian shipment with the ICRC/Red Crescent and get the RC to make a public statement with the OIC regarding the ships manifest.