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Turkish FM suggests Ankara desires ‘sustainable relationship’ with Israel

ANKARA — Turkey’s foreign minister states that Ankara is seeking a “sustainable relationship” with Israel, but people ties rely on Israel’s insurance policies toward the Palestinians.

“We are trying to find to establish a sustainable partnership,” states Mevlut Cavusoglu, talking to Israeli journalists in Ankara at the Turkish foreign ministry. “Since 1949, our relations have experienced its ups and downs. I can inform you that those have been thanks to the violations of Palestinian rights, and not thanks to the complications in our bilateral relations.”

“We count on from the Israeli facet to respect the intercontinental law on the Palestinian situation for a sustainable connection,” he stresses.

The journalists are in Turkey on a three-working day excursion thoroughly funded by the Directorate of Communications, which is portion of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s workplace.

Cavusoglu stresses that Israel and Turkey have typical interests and that Turkey is “ready to create bilateral cooperation and regional dialogue via a constructive agenda.” He details out the opportunity for cooperation in strength, trade, expense, science and technological know-how, agriculture and food stability.

“There is a new momentum in our relations in this second,” the overseas minister states, pointing at President Isaac Herzog’s March take a look at, and the November cellphone call concerning Primary Minister Naftali Bennett and Erdogan.

“President Erdogan reiterated our assistance for a two-point out alternative,” states Cavusoglu. “He expressed our expectations on Palestine all through President Herzog’s visit… it was a pretty candid assembly.”

Cavusoglu also emphasizes that Erdogan condemned the latest terrorist assaults in Israel, and the killing of a Palestinian woman by Israeli forces near Bethlehem on Sunday.

Turkey’s top rated diplomat waxes nostalgic about encountering Israeli visitors in his household town of Alanya, and said that he hopes “this yr we are going to host extra Israeli holidaymakers in Turkey.”