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    • Aras (Turkish)
    • 12.10.09 | 19:19 (IST)

    People's reaction to this news is mostly irrational. For example, some offer recognizing Armenian Genocide. If Israel accepts it, such a childish reaction clearly shows that Israel indeed does not care about the genocide. Next point, Turkey, as I remember, tried to help Israel and Syria start peace talks last year. Would it have been better or worse for Israelis, if Syria and Israel finally had reached a peace agreement? As for Kurds in Turkey, current Turkish government has a determination to end the suppression on Kurds. Ironically, Israel had long been sold weapons to Turkish army which help them commit crimes against Kurds. The pro-Israel governments in Turkey had always ignored Kurds and committed crimes against them. So it would also be a contradiction if Israel supports Kurdish rebels. My last point is that nationalism in Israel is not beneficial for Israelis . Criticizing Israel does not mean an anger towards Israeli people. (i reached the word limit so i stop, shalom)

    from the article: Barak warns against further harming Israel-Turkey relations
    First published 02:59 12.10.09 | Last updated 11:55 02.11.09
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