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Monday, June 6, 2011

Israeli Prime Minister lobbies Greece to prevent Flotilla

The Jerusalem Post- The PM's lobbying efforts on behalf of the Greek economy show the blooming Israeli-Greek ties in wake of deteriorating relations with Turkey.

Greece, hoping that a new, multi-billion dollar economic-rescue plan will be approved by the EU and the International Monetary Fund, has found a surprising new advocate: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

...Israel is encouraging both Greece and Cyprus – the latter, another country with whom ties have improved as a result of the dramatic deterioration of ties with Turkey – to act to prevent the launch of a flotilla of ships from their ports later this month to the Gaza Strip. Read more