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Turkey expels Israel's consul from Istanbul

Turkey's Foreign Affairs Ministry told Israel's Consul-General in Istanbul Yossi Levy-Safari overnight Tuesday to leave Turkey as soon as possible following the expulsion of Turkey's consul-general from Jerusalem.

 

Turkey's consul-general was expelled in response to the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador from Ankara amid events on the Gaza border fence.

 


First published: 05.16.18, 09:01