Israel's apology to Turkey over Gaza flotilla raid


In a rare diplomatic development and while the economic crisis monopolized news coverage in Cyprus last week Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu apologized to Turkey's Erdogan over the Gaza flotilla raid. The New Files' Sofia Papaioannou spoke to Alon Liel, former Director General of the Foreign Ministry of Israel and one of Israel's authorities on Israeli-Turkish relations in an effort to understand what this sudden rapprochement means for Cyprus, Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean in general.