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Iranian flotilla leaving for Gaza
jpost.com ^ | 6/14/10 | staff

Posted on 06/14/2010 11:24:23 AM PDT by Nachum

Half will be sent through Istanbul; Iranian MPs will fly to Gaza.

Two Iranian cargoes of humanitarian aid for Gaza will leave next week and one of them will be shipped through Istanbul, the official Iranian news agency, IRNA reported Monday.

The announcement quoted Mohammad Ali Nouraee, an aid official, who said one cargo will be sent to Turkey, and then shipped to Gaza from Istanbul while the other will leave from the port of Khorramshahr.

Nouraee said that the ships would sail without protective security because the Iranians “do not want to fight", however he emphasized that "we are willing to become martyred in this way.”

According to IRNA, a senior official of the the Islamic Revolutionary Guards, Deputy Commander Hossein Salami, has said that escorting the two cargo ships "was not on the guards agenda."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: flotilla; gaza; iranian; leaving
I've been told that Iran does a lot of trade under the table with Israel anyway. File this under "so what". They'll inspect it, and the supplies will be delivered.
1 posted on 06/14/2010 11:24:23 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

FIRE AWAY!


2 posted on 06/14/2010 11:26:02 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Nachum

I wouldn’t doubt if the intent is to create an incident.


3 posted on 06/14/2010 11:26:35 AM PDT by jeffc (One Big A$$ Mistake America)
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To: pnh102

mine all ways except threw the inspection stations.


4 posted on 06/14/2010 11:27:57 AM PDT by 20yearvet (they yell for more tests as long as its your money)
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To: Nachum
Time to try out those new Israeli Submarines...
5 posted on 06/14/2010 11:29:37 AM PDT by Londo Molari
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To: Nachum



6 posted on 06/14/2010 11:29:53 AM PDT by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: Nachum
...however he emphasized that "we are willing to become martyred in this way.”

Well who are we to deny them that?

7 posted on 06/14/2010 11:31:52 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: Nachum
"we are willing to become martyred in this way.”

Fine. Let them have their wish.

8 posted on 06/14/2010 11:32:41 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Nachum

They’re itching for conflict...


9 posted on 06/14/2010 11:33:41 AM PDT by americanophile (November can't come fast enough....)
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To: Nachum
Correct farsi to english translation: Nouraee said that the ships would sail without protective security because the Iranians “do not want to fight swim", however he emphasized that "we are willing to become martyred learn heads-up freestyle in this way.”
10 posted on 06/14/2010 11:36:04 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Nachum

Perhaps this is a way to diffuse the situation. The Iranian vessels will be diverted, docked, unloaded, thoroughly inspected and then delivered.

Gaza must not refuse aid from Iran, even aid meeting kosher rules. The precedent is set. Don’t avoid the blockade, abide by Israeli rules.

The war will be over something more important.

Plausible?


11 posted on 06/14/2010 11:37:59 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Ostracize Democrats. There can be no Democrat friends.)
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To: americanophile

They saw Turks get some, and now they’re jealous.


12 posted on 06/14/2010 11:38:22 AM PDT by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: bert
Very plausible.

I don't think Iran wants to go to war with Israel though. They very much would like to see a lot of others do it.

13 posted on 06/14/2010 11:39:26 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Lurker
Fine. Let them have their wish.

That is their goal, not just a wish. These guys fought Sadam and it was primarily as martyrs in human wave fighting. They want to die for the state and Islam in this event.
14 posted on 06/14/2010 11:40:45 AM PDT by JSteff ((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))
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To: mrmeyer

Works for me.


15 posted on 06/14/2010 11:48:28 AM PDT by Pecos
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To: Nachum

I’ll bet they going there to count submarines...... and test sensitivity....


16 posted on 06/14/2010 11:51:43 AM PDT by himno hero
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To: Nachum

If they are boarded and inspected, this will amount to nothing.


17 posted on 06/14/2010 11:53:35 AM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: Londo Molari

But “North Korean” torpedoes should be used....


18 posted on 06/14/2010 12:05:52 PM PDT by pfony1
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To: Nachum

Israel imports Iranian oil; Israel gets around the boycott by having the oil delivered via Europe.

Just go to war on all the Middle East oil procucing countries, take over and rename them. Do it now while we have the means.


19 posted on 06/14/2010 12:15:31 PM PDT by SQUID
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To: bert
The war will be over something more important.

Maybe someone will assassinate an Archduke?

20 posted on 06/14/2010 12:19:21 PM PDT by poindexter
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To: poindexter

A Saudi prince or UAE Shiek


21 posted on 06/14/2010 12:20:38 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Ostracize Democrats. There can be no Democrat friends.)
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22 posted on 06/14/2010 6:50:37 PM PDT by SJackson (most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it, M Sanger)
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To: Nachum

If only. But they’re doing this out loud and in public for a reason. I don’t think it’s a good one.


23 posted on 06/15/2010 2:14:30 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 ( Two-state solution: A bad idea whose time has gone.)
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