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Photos from: From flotilla to friends? Turkey-Israel reconciliation not so simple

Michael Shvadron, IDF Spokesperson's Unit

On May 29, 2010, Israeli naval forces prepare to implement the Israeli government's decision to prevent a Turkish flotilla from breaching the maritime blockade on the Gaza Strip. Two days later, clashes aboard the Mavi Marmara flotilla that resulted in the deaths of nine Turkish militants spawned the deterioration of Israel-Turkey relations.

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