Turkeys government tries to find new orientation. After noticing, that europe wont affiliate turkey to the European Union, the government looks to the arab nations and tries to become a kind of leading nation of islamic countries. The wors the relations of the turkish government to Israel, the better turkeys relations and standings to the arab nations. The hostility to Israel is the ticket to Erdogan for the friendship of the arab nations. Dear Haaretz Editors, you can write, what you want... but Erdogan will never be a friend of Israel, thats the only truth.
Russian ministry: Turkey suggests joint working group over Syria ops (Reuters)