Jerusalemites remain unmoved by diplomatic reconciliation with Turkey

The restoration of diplomatic ties with Turkey held little sway over a cross-section of Jerusalem residents, who on Wednesday uniformly said they will not visit a country that likely remains hostile to Israelis, and dangerous in general.

Citing the deadly 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla confrontation and Tuesday’s terrorist attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Ami Azoulay, a 50-year-old market owner, said improved government relations will not change perceived facts on the ground.


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