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Bipartisan Senate Letter Rebukes Turkey for Worsening Israel Ties

A bipartisan letter sent to the Turkish Embassy from 10 US senators on December 7 sharply rebuked the Turkish government for the “downward trend of relations between Turkey and Israel this past year,” reported the Weekly Standard’s Blog on Monday.

Turkey to Aid Settlement of ‘Frozen Conflicts’ in Caucasus, Says Ambassador

BAKU (Trend)–Turkey will assist the settlement of “frozen conflicts” in the region as soon as it begins its role as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Hulusi Kilic told to journalists in Baku on Monday. Settlement of the conflicts will provide stability in the South Caucasus, he added. Elected

Turkey Becomes Member of UN Security Council

The U.N. General Assembly on Friday elected Turkey, Japan, Austria, Mexico and Uganda to seats on the Security Council for 2009-10. Turkey went through easily and Austria by a narrow margin, beating Iceland in the battle for two European seats on the council. Turkey scored 151 votes in the voting, while Austria won 132 votes.