Disinformation: Turkey sets lifting Gaza blockade as condition for resuming ties with Israel

[ Editor’s note:  I nearly laughed myself to death reading this, the result of Barzani’s trip to visit Erdogan, a deception piece in the Kurdish state controlled press.  Reminds me of the Israeli videos of the armed “attackers” on the Mavi Marmara.
In the videos, people were walking through walls, a poor CG animation that is still being peddled through the controlled media.  As for Turkey, Erdogan and Netanyahu have had their heads up each others asses for yearsGordon Duff ]


ERBIL, Kurdistan RegionTurkey will not normalize ties with Israel unless it first lifts the blockade on the Gaza Strip, said Ibrahim Kalin a spokesman for Turkish President.

Kalin added that Ankara pursues a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

“Turkey will continue to play its role until a two-state solution is reached, and the Palestinian people have their own state. There cannot be permanent peace in the region until the Palestinian problem is solved,” Kalin told a press conference according to Reuters.

Israeli and Turkish leaders announced last week that they have reached a framework to normalize relations five years after they cut ties over the killing of 9 Turkish nationals on Mavi Marmara.

Ankara has three conditions it wants met before normalization becomes a formal agreement: An official apology by the Israeli government for the raid, financial compensation for the dead and a complete end to the Israeli blockade on the Hamas-ruled strip which the Israelis insist is a necessary precaution to stop Hamas and/or other Palestinian militants acquiring munitions to use against them.

“Turkey – Israel relations will not normalize until Israel realizes the three conditions. We have not give up on these,” Kalin insisted.


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