–Israeli one. As mentioned previously, no deterioration was recorded in the bilateral relations during the short-term government of Erbakan. Also, raising the Muslim common nexus was greeted with little enthusiasm by the secular and military elite of Turkey.
It is interesting to note the remedy proposed by Khaled bin Sutlan bin Abed al-Aziz, a scion of the Saudi royalfamily, son of the Saudi Defense Minister, and proprietor and publisher of the Al-Hiyat newspaper. Thriving economic interactions – the basis for the intensive Turkish
developed under the auspices of the European concert system and
justified by the need to maintain international peace and order
allocated recognition of (European) states based on rule by a member
of a legitimate royalfamily. Newly independent countries (e.g.
Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece and, later, Norway) were enjoined to adopt
a princely leader from a European
Belgian society, his education was conducted half in French, half in
Flemish. The reigning King Leopold’s clumsy attempts at intervening in
politics during the inter-war period caused resentment against the royalfamily in Belgium, and, after the Second World War, they went into exile in
Switzerland. Leopold was only allowed to return to the throne in 1950 on
condition that his son Baudouin take on most of his powers, becoming Prince