The present Islamic fundamentalist Turkish regime devised a plan (Mavi Marmara flotilla) to help derail relations with the Jewish state, and they got it. Now they push it for all its worth, gaining prestige in the eyes of the Islamic world and being seen as a force to be reckoned with.
UPDATE: ‘Only defense trade halted’
Turkey suspends all trade ties with Israel
Ankara’s rhetoric becomes harsher as PM Erdogan warns his country will enforce more sanctions on Israel in wake of Palmer Report
Published: 09.06.11, 12:57 / Israel News
Israel-Turkey crisis escalating: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that more sanctions against Israel could follow the expulsion of Jerusalem’s ambassador and the suspension of military ties.
Erdogan said that pending the decision on such sanction, Turkey will suspend all of its trade ties with Israel: “Trade ties, military ties regarding defence industry ties, we are completely suspending them. This process will be followed by different measures,” Erdogan told reporter in Ankara.