UAE Leaders Tell Jewish Leaders of Concerns about Turkey, Iran Expansionism

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - During talks last week with an American Jewish delegation, UAE leaders in Abu Dhabi and Dubai put almost equal emphasis on the negative regional behavior of Turkey as they did on Iran, Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, said Sunday. He said the leaders expressed concern about the hegemonic desire of Iran and Turkey to recapture the Ottoman and Persian empires. According to Stephen Greenberg, the chairman of the Presidents' Conference, and Hoenlein, the UAE leaders also talked about tolerance and described efforts to combat radical Islamic extremism by sending moderate messages to mosques.

2018-02-19 00:00:00

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