Ukraine crisis: as US seeks to punish Russia, Middle East allies offer tepid support

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Ukraine crisis: as US seeks to punish Russia, Middle East allies offer tepid support

The United States is struggling to find support from its major allies in the Middle East as it seeks to punish Russia for invading Ukraine, despite investing heavily in new geopolitical architecture for the region.Both Washington’s closest regional partner Israel and Nato ally Turkey criticised Russia’s attack, but their diplomatic reactions have been nuanced and calibrated so as not to appear to be taking the West’s side.Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday condemned the Russian…

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