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Palestine central to Israel-Turkey relations | Faik Tunay, Common Ground News Service

by Faik Tunay

Istanbul, Turkey – Approximately two years have passed since a flotilla of six ships, including the Turkish Mavi Marmara, set sail carrying hundreds of activists protesting the Israeli blockade of Gaza. Before reaching their destination the ship was boarded by Israeli naval commandos and nine Turkish activists were killed in a confrontation on board.

The event marked a sharp deterioration in Israel-Turkey relations, although not an irreversible one.

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