It is a political move by the US, Israeli and Turkish authorities, the aid is not needed. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Istanbul
    • 25.10.11 | 19:58 (IST)

    The aid is not really needed, if you read the aid is only portable structures to serve as temporary housing. Turkey or any other country already has that, but most probably behind the scenes negotiations between Turkey, Israel and US have forced Erdogan's government to accept Israeli aid to pave the way for reconciliation even though Turkey does not need any aid. As a Turk, I am not pleased to accept this Israeli offer. Not that I support Erdogan or Hamas, I am very much against them. But Israelies, as usual, will brag about this aid as if they save all Turkey with that un-needed help. All I feel about Israeli aid offer is disgust.

    from the article: Turkey requests aid from Israel for first time since struck by devastating earthquake
    First published 19:01 25.10.11 | Last updated 19:01 25.10.11
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