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Turkey Ready To Work With Israel Against Terror, Erdogan Tells Rivlin


The Times of Israel reports: Ankara is willing to work together with Jerusalem in fighting international terrorism, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin Wednesday, in a rare phone call between the two leaders.

Erdogan expressed his condolences to the Israeli people after a terror attack Saturday in Istanbul killed three Israelis and an Iranian, condemned all sorts of terrorism as “evil,” and expressed the will to cooperate on the global effort to fight the phenomenon.

“I believe that against this terrorism we have to stand together with the international community and take a very, very firm stance, and increase our cooperation against all terrorist acts,” Erdogan told Rivlin, who initiated the call.

“In this regard we are ready to cooperate with Israel against terrorism.”

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