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Tue September 20, 2011
World

Washington Called On To Smooth Souring Mediterranean Divisions

Turkey's souring relations with Israel have been marked by aggressive rhetoric regarding shipping in the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey's suggestion that it may use its navy to protect vessels drew angry comments from Israeli cabinet members. Analysts say it's important for the Obama administration's to keep the area from further heating up. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.

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