"Mida Keneged Mida" - Turkey, Russia and Israel
Have you noticed the parallels...
2010: Turkey sends a flotilla of ships to break Israel's naval arms-blockade on Gaza.
2015: Russia sends Su-24 aircraft to bomb Turkmen Syrian rebels, probably enters Turkish airspace.
2010: Israel navy stops & boards the ships, resulting in 9 dead.
2015: Turkey shoots down the Su-24; pilot and one other dead.
2010: Turkey's leader Erdogan is hopping mad.
2015: Russia's leader Putin is hopping mad.
2010: Israel says they had every right to stop the ships. UN Agrees.
2015: Turkey says they had every right to shoot down the Russian aircraft. US agrees.
2010: Erdogan insists on formal apology from Israel.
2015: Putin insists on formal apology from Turkey.
2010: Netanyahu expresses regret.
2015: Erdogan expresses regret.
2010: Erdogan not satisfied.
2015: Putin not satisfied.
2010: Erdogan imposes diplomatic and commercial sanctions on Israel
2015: Putin imposes diplomatic and commercial sanctions on Turkey.