Shaul Mofaz: Now is the time to repair ties with Turkey

16.10.2011                      18.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 2

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Shaul Mofaz: Now is the time to repair ties with Turkey

Turkey is speculated to be one of several countries receiving security prisoners deported from Israel as part of Schalit prisoner exchange.

MK Shaul Mofaz (Kadima), chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, said on Saturday that because of Turkey’s involvement in negotiations to free captive soldier Gilad Schalit, now is an opportune time to restore ties with Ankara, Israel Radio reported.
A recent apology by Defense Minister Ehud Barak to Egypt for the deaths of several Egyptian soldiers two months ago, Mofaz said, sets the tone for detente with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan….