Monthly Archives: July 2007
O n one hand, satisfaction for the victory of the ruling party, during whose term the relations between Israel and Turkey reached unprecedented heights. On the other hand, officials in Israel, as in the entire Western world, are not concealing their concern with the Islamization process taking place in Turkey.
During their meeting, the Syrian president promised his Iranian counterpart to refrain from opening peace negotiations with Israel in exchange for massive Iranian military aid and Tehran's support of Syrian interests in Lebanon.
President Bush overlooks the fact that Abbas was elected in January 2005 on a platform calling for the "right of return" to allow all Palestinian Arab refugees from the 1948 war and their descendants to take back the villages that no longer exist inside Israel.
At a secret meeting held last week between Turkish ambassador to Israel Namik Tan and Jerusalem Mayor Uri Lupoliansky, the latter asked that Turkey return to Israel the Shiloah Tunnel Inscription, one of the most important archaeological findings for Judaism.