The Turkey’s Positions from the Palestinian issue and its impact on Turkish-Israeli relation 2002-2011
Volume 8, Issue 26, Pages 22-68
AbstractThis paper deals with the Turkey’s positions toward the Palestinian issue during the years of the rule of Justice and Development Party since coming to power in 2002. Those positions, which were formed according to the strategy adopted by the party, are on a quest to achieve lasting and comprehensive peace in the region and that is representing a priority in Turkish foreign policy as to achieve that peace will consolidate stability in the region, which serves the strategic interests of Turkey, But the developments of events in this period with regard to the Palestinian issue, and the aggressive policy of "Israel" especially the attack on Lebanon in 2006, and the war on Gaza in late 2008, and the siege on Gaza, and Israeli attack on Liberty Fleet in 2010, all this led to Turkey adopted positions against "Israel" and condemning its aggressive policy which has had a significant negative implications on Turkish-Israeli relations.
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