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Erdoğan vows to hold Israel accountable for Gaza actions

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared that Türkiye will use all available means to hold Israel accountable for its actions in Gaza.

"We will use all our means to hold those who claimed the lives of 35,000 of our brothers accountable before the law," Erdoğan said during an event in the capital Ankara on May 6.

Guilty verdicts decried as too lenient

The first round of the judicial investigation into the tragedy at Mati in eastern Attica in 2018 concluded on Monday with the court finding only five former high-ranking officials of the state apparatus guilty, mainly from the Fire Service, while acquitting those responsible for Civil Protection and local government officials, in a decision denounced as too lenient by victims' relatives and pub

5 ex-officials were convicted over Greece’s deadliest fire but freed after paying fines

A court in Athens convicted five former senior firefighting and disaster response officials on Monday, over a 2018 wildfire outside the capital that killed more than 100 people.

The fire that swept through the seaside town of Mati, east of Athens, was the deadliest in the country's history. Residents and vacationers, many trapped in their cars, were killed as they tried to escape.