One of the most controversial elements of Turkish foreign policy has been the attempt by the Justice and Development party (AKP) to cultivate closer ties to Iran. Beneath an amicable veneer, relations between the two countries are marked by mistrust and unease.
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“An attack on Iran’s nuclear program wouldn’t just affect the general level of stability in the region. It would affect Israel’s security and it would affect our interests, and the safety of our forces in Afghanistan and Iraq and elsewhere,” the official said, when asked if the US expected Israel to inform it of any decision to strike Iran.
His comments in the interview, conducted on Friday, came on the heels of conflicting signs from the Obama administration about whether it had given Israel a so-called “green light” to attack Iran.