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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Erdogan said normalization of relations with Russia and Israel

The Prime Minister of Turkey, Binali Yildirim on Monday made a statement on what was achieved significant progress in relations with Russia. He promised in a short time a special statement on the matter. In addition, Turkey has managed to establish relations with Israel, in connection with what was announced about the return of ambassadors and the plans for the transit through Turkey of large amounts of Israeli gas to Europe.

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The Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim

The Prime Minister of Turkey Binali yıldırım, speaking in Rome, said that there are excellent results on the normalization of relations with Russia. “In the near future we will share with people information about them”, – quotes RIA “news” words of the Turkish Prime Minister.

In addition, Binali Yildirim said that was initialled the agreement on normalization of relations with Israel. According to him, the contract will be signed Friday, after which it will be approved in the Majlis of the country.

We will remind that relations with Israel and Turkey soured after the episode with the “freedom Flotilla” in 2010, which was to break the blockade of Gaza. Then the ships were intercepted Israeli “commandos” and killing nine Turks.

Yildirim said that the relatives of the victims of the “freedom Flotilla” Israel will be compensated in the amount of $ 20 million.

In the near future will resume and embassies in both countries. That is, the Turkish Ambassador will return to Israel, and Israel in Ankara.

In addition, Israel told the Turkish Prime Minister, plans to put huge amounts of natural gas to Europe via Turkey. He added that without an agreement on normalization of relations that would be impossible.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking in Rome after talks with U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry has confirmed the agreement with Turkey. He added that later the agreement will be announced officially and it will have huge implications for the Israeli economy.

Netanyahu also said that briefed the leaders of Egypt, Jordan, Russia, Greece and the United States about every step in the direction of this agreement.

The aggravation of relations with Turkey. Chronicle of events

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