Turkey pulls out of Munich defense conference because of Israel

Turkey is declining to attend an upcoming security conference in Munich due to the expected participation of Israeli officials, Ankara’s foreign minister told the Anadolu news agency on Friday.

The Munich Security Conference is an annual event that brings together some of the world’s top policy makers in foreign and defense policy.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was due to attend the conference, which is scheduled to begin on Friday. He told reporters in Berlin that he had withdrawn from the event after he had learned that Israeli representatives would also be present.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Turkey-pulls-out-of-Munich-conference-because-of-Israel-390232

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