Washington : US President Barack Obama’s efforts to broker peace between Israel and Turkey – the two key allies of America in the region- have been hailed by the media here as a major diplomatic victory, reports PTI.
Obama has been hailed by the American media for his diplomatic victory. “The apology, in a diplomatic victory for President Barack Obama, paves the way for the restoration of normal relations between the two regional powers,” The Wall Street Journal said.
Welcoming the restoration of normal relations between Israel and Turkey, the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, appreciated the role of “US President Obama” in reaching this positive outcome.
“Assisting Israel and Turkey in restoring their good relations had been a core objective of the Secretary-General’s efforts in the aftermath of the May 2010 flotilla incident.