Extended Interviews: Turkish Foreign Minister and Israeli Ambassador

BY Larisa Epatko  June 1, 2010 at 6:23 PM EDT

As fallout continued Tuesday from the Israeli raid on Turkish-flagged ships bound for Gaza, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Gabriela Shalev gave the NewsHour their takes.

“According to the law, the ship in international sea belongs to the country of flag. It’s a clear violation of Turkish sovereignty. It is an attack against Turkish citizens,” said Davutoglu. (Read the transcript)

Watch more of his interview here:

“We will not allow any ship to break the blockade on Gaza as long as Hamas is controlling it and we are in a state of war,” Shalev said.

You can see more of her interview here:

In another excerpt, Shalev comments on the effect the incident has had on Israel’s relations with Turkey.

Videos edited by Daniel Sagalyn and Mike Fritz.