Spain summons Israeli ambassador over Gaza flotilla raid

31st May 2010, Comments 0 comments

Spain, which holds the rotating EU presidency, summoned Israel's ambassador on Monday over an "unacceptable" deadly raid on an aid ship flotilla bound for Gaza, the foreign ministry said.

Israel's ambassador "has been summoned and will be received by the head of staff" for Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos, the ministry said.

Spain, which holds the European Union's presidency until the end of June, slammed the a deadly Israeli operation on the aid convoy as "unacceptable", the ministry added.

© 2010 AFP

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