October 23, 2009
Turkey Suspends Defense Deals With Israel
TEL AVIV [MENL] — Turkey was said to have suspended up to $1 billion in proposed Israeli defense projects.
A leading Israeli defense analyst said the government of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan has decided to end defense and military cooperation with Israel. Analyst Ron Ben-Yishai said the Turkish Defense Ministry has shelved a range of proposed Israeli projects.