Turkey about to conclude a deal with Israel on ‘all issues’
The two countries have been trying to restore ties which was damaged after Israel raided a Turkish boat in 2010
Turkey is about to conclude a deal with Israel on “all issues”, a Turkish official said on Tuesday, a sign the two former allies may be moving toward a compensation agreement for the killing of 10 Turkish activists by Israeli commandos in 2010.
The two countries have stepped up efforts in recent months to restore a relationship that was severely damaged after an Israeli raid on a Turkish boat, the Mavi Marmara, which had been trying to breach a blockade on the Gaza strip.
The official made the comment at a briefing with reporters in Istanbul.
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