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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-04-08

While Israel’s apology for the flotilla raid has paved the way to restoring relations with Turkey, the two countries still need the US as a mediator if they hope to keep ties strong, according to prominent Turkish professor İlter Turan (right).

he second visit in one month of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Turkey stems from the need to intensify talks on the common problems the countries face, as much as the necessity to make sure Turkish-Israeli reconciliation is on track, according to Professor İlter Turan from Istanbul’s Bilgi University.

“The U.S. still has a role to play in facilitating Turkish-Israeli relations,” Turan said.

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Date created : 2013-04-08

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