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Leftist Greek MPs accuse government of caving to Israeli pressure to stop Gaza flotilla

  Amira Hass, Haaretz, Jul 3, 2011 | IMEU Eight ships in the Gaza-bound flotilla were barred from leaving the Greek ports where they are anchored in the wake of an order issued on Friday by the Greek government. Flotilla participants and members of the leftist opposition in Greece have accused the Socialist government of […]

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Flotilla organizers say Israel pressuring Greek government

Published today 14:04 [MaanImages/Hatem Omar] By Mya Guarnieri ATHENS, Greece (Ma’an) — Organizers of the US Boat to Gaza say that the Greek government has come under intense pressure from Israel. The Israeli government is allegedly using trade agreements with the Greeks as leverage. Spokesman of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs Gregory Delavekouras confirmed […]

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