Israel-Turkey Reconciliation Talks Hit Impasse Over Scope of Compensation

Ankara, Jerusalem negotiating agreement for restoring ties that would include payment to families of nine Turks killed by IDF on Gaza flotilla, but while Israel is prepared to pay $100,000 to each family, Turkey demands $1 million.

Reconciliation talks between Israel and Turkey have reached an impasse over the sum Israel is to pay in compensation to the families of the Turkish nationals killed and wounded in the May 2010 raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla, a senior official in Jerusalem said Monday.