New envoy in Ankara unlikely until Turks send diplomat

21.04.2011                      17.Nisan, 5771                      Chel Hamo'ed 1; Tag 2 des Omer

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New envoy in Ankara unlikely until Turks send diplomat

J'lem sources: "We want to make sure there'll be no embarrassments"; fear new envoy's credentials wouldn't be accepted by Turkish gov't.

Israel does not intend to replace its envoy to Turkey at the end of his tenure in the summer, until the Turks send back an ambassador to Tel Aviv, government sources told The Jerusalem Post.
Gaby Levy was appointed in 2006, and his tenure was already extended once so that the embassy in Ankara would not be without an ambassador. But, the sources said, Levy will be returning to Israel in the summer, and no one has been appointed in his place….