Foreign Ministry Official: Malaysia Considering Petitioning Hague Over Gaza Blockade

Israel is aware of the reports and preparing itself for possible row at the International Court of Justice.

Israel's Foreign Ministry director-general, Yossi Gal, told the Turkel Committee that Malaysia is considering petitioning the International Court of Justice in the Hague over the blockade of Gaza, as reported by Army radio.

Ariel Schalit

Gal made the comment during his testimony to the committee, which is investigating the flotilla incident in late-May where the IDF boarded the Gaza-bound ship, the Mavi Marmara.

According to the director-general, Israel is aware of Malaysia's plans and is "aware of the reports and is preparing itself accordingly."