‘Turkish FM boycott more proof Israel’s apology was a mistake’

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said Friday that the Turkish FM’s announcement that he will not attend a conference in Germany so as to avoid Israeli representatives was “more proof Israel’s apology to Turkey was such a big mistake.”

“As long as Turkey is being led by its current leadership, under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his friends, rehabilitating Israel-Turkish ties stands no chance,” said Liberman, adding “Turkey under Erdogan is a country only interested in attacking and taunting Israel and we must react accordingly.”

Earlier Friday, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he will not attend the Munich Security Conference, citing the presence of Israeli representatives at the event.

“I was going to participate in the conference but we decided not to after they included the Israeli representatives in the Middle East session,” he told the official Anatolia news agency in Berlin…