Feb 02, 2005
ANKARA [MENL] -- Israel and Turkey appear to have launched a high-leveleffort to bolster defense and military relations.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran and Lebanon have launched high-level talks to deependefense cooperation.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- For the first time in years, Iran has reported defense andmilitary relations with Russia.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- Israel has sought to link a pledged withdrawal from WestBank cities to a cessation of attacks in the Gaza Strip.