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Swedish Foreign Affairs Ministry Backs Ship to Gaza's Opposition to Gaza Blockade
Submitted by Robert Naiman on 21 October 2012 - 9:55am
This is a translation of part of a Swedish press report. I am responsible for the translation, in consultation with the Swedish media team of the Estelle.
The Swedish Government and the EU insist that there is a severe humanitarian situation in Gaza and that the border crossings must be opened; this is a position that happens to coincide with the "Ship to Gaza" position. Given that we believe that the blockade should be broken, it would have been reasonable that the boat should have been allowed to proceed, says MFA's press officer Anders Jörle to DN.se.
The Swedish original is here: