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Turkey's PM Erdogan is apparently cozying up to Assad, Hizbullah and Iran

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Jul 12, 2016 at 03:58

Hello again, Tovey

I have been discussing with you, the prospect of a realignment in the Middle East wherein Turkey finds itself to be an ally of Iran. This is currently obstructed by a difference between the two countries on support for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. The reversal is apparently in the works:

"[Egyptian President] El-Sisi tried to assess whether [Turkish PM] Erdogan's feelers to Assad would ripen into a deal between them If so, the Turkish leader was perfectly capable of jumping aboard the Iranian-Syrian-Hizballah lineup on the Shiite side of the Middle East map and ditching the moves led by Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE for a counter-alignment of Sunni nations."

-- http://www.debka.com/article/25535/The-covert-dimension-of-Israeli-Egyptian-ties-

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