14:09 Jun. 28, 2016
Tel Aviv and Ankara tend to finish six-year diplomatic rift
Turkey signed an agreement on restoring relations with Israel. It was reported by Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to CNNTurk.
Diplomatic sources say, the agreement was signed on early June 28 in the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Israel was represented by Israeli Foreign Ministry Director General Dore Gold.
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The parties will separately ink the Memorandum of Understanding. As earlier reported, Tel Aviv and Ankara reached an agreement to normalize relations.
Israel and Turkey used to be strategic partners, but their relations worsened in 2010 when Israeli commandos killed nine Turkish pro-Palestinian activists involved in an aid flotilla that tried to breach an Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip.
Israeli Foreign Ministry Director General Dore Gold (AP Photo)