Turkey

Turkish President Condemns Mavi Marmara Flotilla

By Simon Pelsmakher B’nai Brith Canada  In another sign of thawing Turkish-Israeli relations, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has come out condemning the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, the group responsible for the 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla incident which soured relations with the Jewish State. President Erdogan stated that the Hamas affiliated “charity” never received proper …

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B’nai Brith welcomes Israel/Turkey agreement

B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the arrival of a new agreement between Israel and Turkey that will reestablish diplomatic ties between the two countries. This reconciliation is a positive development in the political and economic relationships between Ankara and Jerusalem. B’nai Brith looks forward to increased cooperation between the two countries following the agreement’s ratification. CEO …

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Families of dead soldiers to meet with Netanyahu and Ban Ki-moon after Turkish deal

By Reut Cohen B’nai Brith Canada Israel’s Channel 10 News is reporting that the families of deceased soldiers will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday, following outcry over Israel’s new agreement with Turkey. The families of the deceased soldiers allege that Netanyahu had promised them the deal would include …

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Turkey and Israel to Normalize Relations: Report

By Jordan Zaitchik B’nai Brith Canada Turkish and Israeli negotiation teams will normalize ties between the two countries after six years of severed relations, according to a Times of Israel report. The announcement will be made this month, on June 26, when the terms of agreement are finalized. “There is no reason this won’t happen”, a senior Israeli …

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