COGAT Spokesman announces that today, 4.08.13, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, Major General Eitan Dangot, approved the passage of two Turkish delegations to the Gaza strip via the Erez crossing.

Date: 05.08.13    

The 14 members of the Red Cross delegation entered this morning in order to visit the Turkish hospital, which is built these days in the Gaza strip.They will also pay a visit to an agriculture project funded by them.
A second delegation, consisted by members from the Turkish company “Tika”, which is the initiator and constructer of the hospital, is expected to enter soon as well.

The approval of the delegations was enabled following the approval of the Defense Minister, Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon, and after the Turks confirmed that they would not meet with Hamas representatives.