The prosecutor said there were no grounds for prosecution after the Justice Ministry refused it permission to bring charges, the report said.
Turkish law allows for the trial of people accused of genocide or crimes against humanity even if the crimes were committed abroad, but says prosecutors need the ministry’s permission before they can go ahead.
The investigation was launched in February upon a complaint by the Islamist-leaning human rights association Mazlum-Der, accusing
Mazlum-Der had asked that several Israeli officials, including President Shimon Peres and several ministers, be tried.
Thirteen Israelis were killed during the operation, which was launched with the declared aim of stopping rocket attacks on southern
In January, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan stormed out of a heated debate on the