The Navy seized the ship “Estelle” without exerting force.

תמונה: דובר צה”ל

The ship, which sought to break the naval blockade on Gaza, led this time by the Navy to Ashdod port

תאריך: 20/10/2012, 11:55    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Israeli Navy commandos boarded a while ago on the ship “Estelle”, which sought to break the naval blockade of the Gaza Strip. The most recent increase on the ship in accordance with the political Echelon and international law, after any direct references mozzo aboard, as well as through the diplomatic channels.

The ship that shabhiro do not intend to cooperate and acquiesce to the invitation to come to Ashdod port, as mentioned to take over the ship and brought to the port of Ashdod.  Follow power planning and took all necessary steps to ensure the safety of the soldiers and crew aboard. The takeover was accomplished without force.

The safety of the crew tested and offered them food and drink. With the arrival of the ship to the port of Ashdod moved the passengers to the police treatment and immigration at the Ministry of the Interior. IDF wishes to emphasize that any body or a State wishing to reach Gaza or move humanitarian aid can do so legally and orderly at all times through the land crossings and in coordination with the authorities in Israel.

Translated from Hebrew