‚Turkey threats show lack of will to end Marmara crisis‘

27.07.2011                      25.Tammus, 5771

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'Turkey threats show lack of will to end Marmara crisis'

Officials: Turkish ultimatums, demands for apology show Ankara wants crisis to remain an "open sore" to be used as leverage against Israel.

Foreign Ministry officials paid close attention on Tuesday to an op-ed in the Turkish press the day before that said if Israel did not apologize for the Mavi Marmara incident, Turkey would go from Israel’s friend to opponent.
The sense in Jerusalem was that this piece reflected Turkish government policy, the officials said….