Moscow, February 14 – Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen said, on Tuesday, that he met in Ankara with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, and the two sides discussed strengthening political and economic cooperation between the two countries.
“Turkey is interested in strengthening relations with Israel, and we talked about expanding political and economic cooperation, as well as about the importance of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Warming relations between the two countries is a strategic interest, and this will strengthen Israel’s position and contribute to stability in the region, “- Cohen said in a statement on His official Twitter account.
Israel and Turkey are experiencing a period of gradual improvement in bilateral relations, which deteriorated sharply in 2010 after the hijacking of a ship by Israeli special forces that left Turkey for the Gaza Strip. Earlier, countries re-appointed ambassadors and restored diplomatic relations.
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