For the past 13 years relations between Turkey and Israel have been – to say the least – rancorous.
Celik singled out the Palestinians as one of many issues Turkey wants to discuss with Israel, adding that areas such as tourism and trade should be a "win-win" for both nations.
Does Erdogan want to warm up ties with Israel or throw ice-cold water on them? Regardless, who would buy a used car from someone whose comments were so contradictory?
All of Turkey's reconciliation talk with Israel wasn't entirely genuine, but the 40-minute phone call between Erdogan and Herzog was real and very symbolic.
Women have become key targets of Turkey’s extremist government in recent years, videos increasingly showing violence against women in the streets of cities, including women being beaten by men.
Oner said Erdoğan is hoping to show that he is still working with Biden and is not fully aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
It is not the first time Turkey sent agents to abduct someone they accuse of terrorism. What laws enable Turkey to do so remains unclear.
Among the recent statements include a demand by Turkey to separate Jerusalem from Israel.
Kavala and eight others accused of organizing the Gezi Park protests, which began in Istanbul, were acquitted of all charges in February 2020 but an appeals court overturned that ruling in January.
Erdogan said he had discussed the conflict with the leaders or governments of 19 countries.