Turkey says it will expel the Israeli ambassador and cut military ties over Israel's refusal to apologise for a deadly 2010 raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in which nine activists, including eight Turkish nationals, were killed.
France 24's Gallagher Fenwick reports from Jerusalem, Israel
Ties have soured further in recent years and deteriorated sharply after the flotilla bloodshed on May 31, 2010. The Israeli ambassador’s expulsion is the most significant downgrading in ties between the two countries.
Date created : 2011-09-02