OIC wants Israelis responsible for flotilla raid "brought to jusitce"

20:54, June 07, 2010      

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The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has called for the setting up of a group of legal experts to bring to justice Israeli officials responsible for an attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla last Monday, Saudi Arab News reported Monday.

Israel was warned that its attack on the Freedom Flotilla would have very serious consequences, the pan-Islamic body's Secretary- General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu told a press conference in Jeddah following an extraordinary meeting of the OIC Executive Committee on Sunday that was held to discuss the Israeli naval attack that left nine Turkish activists killed and dozens injured.

The incident has isolated Israel from the international community, which stood united in condemning the Israeli aggression, he said.

Labeling the action "a form of state terrorism and piracy," the chief of the 57-state body said it warrants the prosecution of those who planned and executed it.
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