Do 2 vortices next to each other have any attracting force?

Say you have 2 tip vortex sized vortices next to each other. Will they have any sort of attracting force toward each other? If they do, why is that?

(For simplicity's sake, say a spacing between the 2 vortices of whatever makes sense for explaining)

Thanks and happy new years!

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    $\begingroup$ I’m voting to close this question because this has been asked and answered before. The author is advised to use the search function and to actually read the multiple answers. $\endgroup$ Jan 3 at 8:22
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    $\begingroup$ @PeterKämpf would you mind telling me which question has answered this one? I mean I always search for similar questions before I ask them $\endgroup$
    – Wyatt
    Jan 3 at 15:51
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    $\begingroup$ Was this question closed because off topic or duplicate? If off topic then I'd propose to reopen it because it's a legitimate aerodynamics question. If duplicate then I don't see any link to the duplicated one... $\endgroup$
    – sophit
    Jan 3 at 16:30
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    $\begingroup$ @Wyatt: Frog's comment to the answer of How do 2 vortices (or more) combine when they are near each other? $\endgroup$ Jan 3 at 19:59
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    $\begingroup$ @Peter oh I remember reading that comment. It helped a lot, but it didn't seem like a full answer, so I thought I'd ask a separate one. If the answer to my question is as simple as that comment explains it as, then I get closing this question. $\endgroup$
    – Wyatt
    Jan 3 at 20:11


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