Ersin Tatar is seen as closely aligned to the Turkish president amid conflicts over gas rights
Israel and Armenia have numerous historical reasons to be allies. Perhaps the most obvious is that both peoples have faced tremendous persecution for their faith and ethnicity.
Tatar is a supporter of separate administrations on the Mediterranean island which split after a 1974 Turkish invasion in response to a brief Greek-inspired coup.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan strongly condemned Canada's decision to stop the export of drone technologies, saying that doing so goes against the spirit of the NATO alliance.
The pro-Armenia protesters were seen coming in a long convoy of cars covered in red, blue and yellow - the colors that make up the Armenian flag.
State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said the US has expressed to the Turkish government that the acquisition of Russian military systems such as the S-400 is unacceptable.
Last year, Turkey arrested another two men also suspected of spying on Arab nationals, including political exiles and students, for the UAE.
Despite pandemic, Turkish food and beverage exports to Israel up so far in 2020.
Armenia accused Turkey of blocking flights carrying emergency aid from using its airspace.