Naval blockade of Gaza will remain in force after deal - Netanyahu

Naval blockade of Gaza will remain in force after deal - Netanyahu
# 27 June 2016 13:30 (UTC +04:00)

Baku - APA. Normalization of relations between Turkey and Israel will provide stabilization in the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the press conference in Rome, the Jerusalem Post reported.

The prime minister said the agreement envisages humanitarian aid to Gaza and it was in Israel's interest as well. Netanyahu said that while Israel will enable ships to dock at Ashdod and transfer humanitarian and civilian aid to Gaza, the naval blockade of Gaza will not be lifted.

Netanyahu stressed that in the agreement Turkey obligated itself not to allow any preparation for terrorist attacks against Israel from its territory. Moreover, the agreement also includes transportation of Israeli gas to Europe through Turkey.

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