The trouble with Israelis usual response to Erdogan criticism - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Karma Chameleon
    • 13.03.12 | 23:22 (IST)

    Erdogan says to Israel, "You massacre the Palestinians in Gaza. Israelis reply, "Look what Turkey did to the Kurds and Armenians". No doubt Israelis think that they have scored points here. The problem is that to others, the Israeli response concedes Erdogan's claims. The Israeli response merely claims that Turkey's hands are also dirty. To third parties The big news is that Israelis concede Erdogan's claims. The Kurds and the Armenians are a seperate issue which may be pursued or not, but they do not justify the behavior to which Israelis so readily concede.

    from the article: Turkey's Erdogan: Israel must stop 'massacre' of Palestinians in Gaza
    First published 22:24 13.03.12 | Last updated 22:24 13.03.12
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