ISTANBUL (Milliyet)–According to the Cosmos bulletin published by Greek Pantelon University Foreign Affairs Institute–cooperation between Turkish and Israeli intelligence services–which reportedly go back to the 1950’s–originally targeted Armenia’s.
It was only later that the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and the Kurdish movement became the shifted target.
Cosmos also reported that the close relations between Israel and Turkey has been improved to a point that the Israeli reconnaissance planes are able to fly over Southern Cyprus on behalf of Turkey.
The research claimed that Turkey and Israel organized cooperative aerial reconnaissance over the strategic regions of Cyprus by F-16 war planes–which sometimes reached to 300 flights in a month.
Cosmos said–"Israel has given a coast guard boat to Southern Cyprus a while ago. However the Israeli officials didn’t place even a weapon in these boats not to displease Turkey."
According to Cosmos which cited an article published in "Defense News" magazine in March as reference–Cyprus–Greece and Russia demanded Israel not to intervene in the issue of the missiles scheduled to be located in Southern Cyprus.