Ankara's New Foreign Policy The Sad State of Turkish-Israeli Relations

Turkey has recently sought to secure a new role as Middle East mediator. But fallout from postponed military exercises has seen it move further from Israel and closer to Syria. Israelis are concerned, Syrians are celebrating and the Turks are guardedly diplomatic.
New friendships: Ministers from Turkey and Syria lift up a barrier to celebrate the visa exemption agreement between their countries last week.

New friendships: Ministers from Turkey and Syria lift up a barrier to celebrate the visa exemption agreement between their countries last week.

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