Turkish Government, generals discuss measures against Israel
Turkey’s prime minister, chief of General Staff and some members of Cabinet held a second emergency summit on Israel’s attack on a Turkish-led humanitarian aid flotilla on Monday that left at least nine dead.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gathered in a second emergency summit with Chief of General Staff Gen. İlker Başbuğ, force commanders and ministers who are members of the National Security Council (MGK) at his residence on Wednesday to discuss the situation with Israel. This is the second summit on the matter since Tuesday.
A a brief written statement was issued after the four-hour meeting late yesterday afternoon. The statement said the Cabinet members and generals discussed possible political, diplomatic, economic, military measures to be taken against Israel.