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Turkish student village may herald thaw in ties with Israel

Turkish, IDF officials attend ceremony to inaugurate village built from 130 prefabricated cabins supplied by Israel as humanitarian aid in wake of 2011 earthquake in Van province.
"Only true friends give such caring assistance" the Turks said.

14.02.12


A small event on Monday in eastern Turkey, less than an hour's drive from the Iranian border, signaled a lull in the hostility that has been characterizing Israel-Turkey relations for over three years.

Three months after the devastating earthquake in the province of Van which killed over 600 people and left tens of thousands homeless, representatives of Israel's Defense Ministry joined senior officials in the province to inaugurate a student village, built from 130 prefabricated cabins that were supplied by Israel as humanitarian aid in the wake of the earthquake.




The Ankara government had originally refused Israel's

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Added: Feb-15-2012 Occurred On: Feb-15-2012
By: aydeo
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  • Got to shell up the cash to win some friends huh? I wonder how friendly you israelis really think the Turks are

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    • @AxisofEvil that was because many of them were ethnic kürds i mean victim of earthquke in city van. i think it gives you a hint why isreali helped this people. cuz israel want PKK to earn some terorist from these victims. never trust a jew !

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    • @ridvanco

      Never trust a Zionist!

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    • @MrG

      Never trust a clever comment by Jew/Israel hater...

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    • @ridvanco Hocam yaptigin buyuk ayip. Vandakilerin cogu kurt ama 17 agustos 1999 depreminde ilk yardim eden Israil'di. Kurtlerin %90'ının Israil'den nefret ettigini sende biliyorsun. O itlerin hepsi devletten yardim aliyo,ris iki cadirla bitseydi ortada pkk kalmazdi.

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  • look, we are your friends, we stole from arabs and gave you these.. awwww..

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