Once upon a time, the nation of Israel had close relationships with Turkey which assured their government of a firm ally in the Middle East. However, due to hard work on the part of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu relations between the two nations have deteriorated. A Turkish spokesman called upon Israel to take the first steps in working for reconciliation. Turkey called upon Israel to apologize for attacks on Turkish ships that were bound for Gaza.
Philip Avivi, of the Israel Foreign Ministry argued, “we should leave outside problems outside of Israel and Turkey and look to the future.” Absolutely, just apologize and move on! Why do nations have such difficulty admitting mistakes is the question?
I forgot all about PRIDE!