Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz makes first Israeli ministerial visit to Turkey in six years to discuss the entrance of Turkish business into the Israeli energy market.
The meeting between the two countries' energy ministers in Istanbul was confirmed in recent days. Meanwhile, Israel and Turkey make progress toward appointing new ambassadors.
Funds to be given to families of civilians killed on board Mavi Marmara flotilla in 2010; Israeli, Turkish ambassadors expected to be appointed in coming days.
The suspect, an apparently mentally unstable man with no known links to any terror or criminal organizations, shouted 'Allahu Akbar' before he was shot in the leg in front of the Israeli embassy in Ankara.
Cargo includes regular humanitarian equipment and food products, along with 1,000 bicycles for Palestinian children, Turkish official says.
The bill, which was passed by the Turkish parliament, settles claims in connection with the 2010 raid on the Mavi Marmara that was attempting to break Israel's naval blockade of Gaza.
'The normalization of our relations with Turkey does not mean that we will remain silent in the face of its baseless condemnations,' Foreign Ministry spokesperson says.
If he does, the Turkish president will complete his rounds of reconciliation with the two enemy nations Israel and Russia.
'The fact that our ties with Israel have normalized does not mean that we will remain silent in the face of such attacks that target the Palestinian people,' Turkey's Foreign Ministry says.
Incident described as a protest against Israeli air strikes in Gaza and comes days after accord normalizing ties between two nations passes in Turkish parliament.