Monday, June 27, 2011

Zionists temporarily kiss up to Turkish government in hopes of manipulating it into betrayal of Turks on 2010 flotilla murdered by Jewry

Turkey and Israel in secret talks to try to soften UN report on 2010 Gaza flotilla raid

(The National) -- by Vita Bekker --

TEL AVIV // Turkey has conducted secret talks with Israel to jointly persuade the United Nations to soften a report that criticises both countries for last year's Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla, Israeli media reported yesterday.

The UN document, expected to be released in the next few weeks, will focus on Israel's attack on a Turkish ship in May 2010 that was leading a six-vessel flotilla hoping to break Israel's blockade of Gaza. Nine Turkish citizens died in the raid, deepening diplomatic rifts between Israel and Turkey.

The talks are the latest sign of a possible warming of relations between Israel and what was once its closest Muslim ally.

Last week the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, sent a letter to his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, congratulating him on winning re-election earlier this month.

Israeli and Turkish media reported that the Israeli vice prime minister, Moshe Yaalon, last week secretly met Feridun Sinirlioglu, the undersecretary of the Turkish foreign ministry, in Geneva to improve the ties. Representatives from the two countries on the UN's committee of inquiry into the raid have also been conveying messages from their respective governments.

Even so, the renewed contacts may be jeopardised by another aid convoy that plans to make its way to Gaza as soon as this week. The new flotilla is meant to challenge Israel's tight restrictions on the coastal territory...MORE...LINK

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