Turkey expels Israeli consul in spat over Gaza violence

Turkey expels Israeli consul in spat over Gaza violence

Turkey’s foreign ministry has asked Israel’s consul-general in Istanbul to leave the country “for some time”, after Israeli forces killed more than 60 Palestinians during protests in the Gaza Strip.

On Tuesday, the ministry made a similar call to Israel’s ambassador to Ankara, which got reciprocal response from Israel on the same day.

Elton Naeh, the ambassador, had only been in his post since

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