October 19, 2009
Turkey Turns on Israel
Daniel Steinvorth, Der Spiegel
By Daniel Steinvorth in Istanbul
New friendships: Ministers from Turkey and Syria lift up a barrier to celebrate the visa exemption agreement between their countries last week.
It was a good week for Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem. Last Tuesday, he was part of a group of Syrian and Turkish politicians that met at Oncupinar, a border crossing between Syria and Turkey, to mark the removal of entry visa requirements between the two countries.
It was a big...
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