07 Sep '11, 3pm

Israel-Turkey crisis threatens growing trade ties

JERUSALEM - The deterioration in ties between Israel and Turkey is unlikely to dramatically affect defence and security relations, but the impact on private trade could be more serious, experts said on Wednesday. In recent days, the once-close relations between the two nations have spiralled over a deadly Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in May 2010, which killed nine Turkish citizens. On Tuesday, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara was cutting all military ties, including defence-related trade, cementing the crisis in relations by saying he was even considering a trip to the Gaza Strip. The spat has alarmed the international community, but Alon Liel, a former Israeli diplomat who served in Ankara, said it was not the first crisis in bilateral relations, and pointed out military ties had already dwindled in recent years. "First and foremost, th...

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