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Cemil Tekeli says he was tortured by Israel during month-long detention
As close allies, Turkey provided Israel with intelligence on Iran.
In full interview with Israel's Channel 2, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan speaks of Israel and Turkey's reconciliation, the 2010 Mavi Marmara crisis and his relations with Hamas.
Turkish journalists were shocked by their treatment at the hands of Israeli security just as Israeli and Turkey are trying to normalize relations.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“This man is a one-man explosive,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
By HERB KEINON
Both Erdogan, as well as Rutte, have an interest in the current row, and Israel can sit quietly on the sidelines, not an issue – for the first time in many years – in a Turkish election campaign.
"All pertinent bilateral issues were reviewed, and especially cooperation in areas such as energy, economy, culture and tourism."
Turkish officials confirmed that Turkey’s Chief of Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar met Tuesday on the sidelines of a meeting of NATO military leaders with IDF Deputy Chief of Staff Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan.
Karlov was one of the first to respond to a letter Israel's ambassador to Turkey sent to colleagues, and apparently it was one of his last official acts before being killed.
Usually, the only times when there is major media interest in the presentation of credentials is when the ambassador in question is from the United States, Egypt or Jordan.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The newly appointed Turkish Ambassador to Israel, Kemal Okem, is expected to take up his duties in Tel Aviv next week.
The announcement of Turkey’s new ambassador to Israel is expected at around the same time. The two nations have not had ambassadors in each other’s countries since 2010.
The agreement, which was already approved in Israel by the security cabinet, now must come for approval before the entire cabinet, something expected to be only a formality.
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