Asia humanitarian convoy to break the siege of Gaza , was launched yesterday from the Iranian city Zahadan to coincide with the announcement of “ The Turkish Freedom Flotilla Institution” the starting of preparations for launching a new flotilla.
The organizers of the Asian convoy have reaffirmed that the convoy will pass through seven Iranian cities before entering the Turkish territories , then to Syria which will be the final assembly point before heading to Gaza.
The said convoy is expected to include solidarity activists from 50 countries like India, Pakistan, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, and other Asian countries , under the supervision of more than 120 local and international relief institutions.
Salim Ghafoury, member of the organizing committee of the convoy, said that this convoy reflects the feelings of the Asian peoples and their will to strongly participate in breaking the siege of Gaza , noting that it will be a first step followed with others in a long way.
The convoy is a new style to collect relief material , through buying and shipping these material to Syria which will be the last stage for the convoy before heading to Al-Arish seaport in Egypt, then to Gaza Strip.