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Prime Minister Netanyahu last Sunday.(Sebastian Scheiner - Pool/Getty Images)

“Diplomats said Wednesday that the two sides had been searching for a word that would sound like an apology in Turkish, but not in Hebrew.” –The New York Times

(And, in case you are wondering, in Jerusalem the grown-ups appear to be in charge: Whenever the U.N. report on Flotilla 1, which is reportedly surprisingly harsh on Turkey and surprisingly lenient on Israel, is released, the Israeli government is expected to wisely not make a big deal of it in an effort to improve diplomatic ties.)

Israeli and Turkish Diplomats Try to Heal Rift From Raid on Flotilla [NYT]
Israel Unlikely To Condemn Turkey Over Palmer Report [Ynet]
Earlier: Israel Enjoys Victory With U.N. Flotilla Probe
Have Israel and Turkey Reached Détente?





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