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Turkish Flotilla Organizers To Send More Gaza Ships

A Turkish pro-Palestinian group has said it will send another aid flotilla to Gaza next month.

The Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Aid (IHH) told members of the European Parliament it had assembled six ships for the next flotilla and put out an appeal for others to join.

Its last flotilla was intercepted by Israel off the coast of Gaza on May 31.

The next flotilla is due to sail in the second half of July. The group invited the international media to inspect all goods on board before the convoy sails to "demonstrate their commitment to total transparency."

Israel says the IHH has links to Muslim militants, which the group denies.