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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’s Ambassador to Israel Warns of Damaged Ties if Genocide Recognized

TEL AVIV–Recognition of the Armenian Genocide by Knesset will badly damage the Turkish-Israeli partnership, said Namik Tan, Turkey’s ambassador to Israel. He said that Ankara recalled its envoys from U.S. and France when the parliamen’s of these states voted for recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Ambassador Tan criticized the Israeli parliamentary initiative to discuss the