Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Talking Turkey

Israel, Turkey, Middle East, negotiations, talks, Peace,According to Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News:
Turkey, Israel reach deal to normalize ties: Israeli official

Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to normalize relations after six years of strained ties a senior Israeli official told reporters, according to Reuters.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım is expected to announce the deal on June 27 at 1.00 p.m., private broadcaster CNN Türk has reported.
Israeli and Turkish teams met in Rome on June 26 amid reports suggesting that the two countries’ delegations were close to putting the final touches on a deal that will be announced shortly.

The Israeli delegation, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s special envoy, Joseph Ciechanover, and the Turkish delegation led by Turkish Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioğlu, also a former ambassador to Israel, met in Rome on June 26, Büşra Arslantaş of CNN Türk reported. -more

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