Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has frozen military and trade relations with Israel
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seen here in August, has announced a total freeze in trade and defense ties with Israel amid a dispute with the Jewish state. © Adem Altan - AFP
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has frozen military and trade relations with Israel
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Last updated: September 6, 2011

Turkish PM freezes trade and military ties with Israel

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Tuesday a total freeze in trade and defense ties with Israel amid a dispute with the Jewish state.

"We are totally suspending our trade, military, defense industry relations," Erdogan was quoted as saying by Anatolia news agency.

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