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Erdogan Hopes Closer Ties With Israel Will Make Turkey a Hub for Transporting Gas

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Toward the end of September or early October, the process of appointing the senior Turkish diplomatic staff will end, and a new Turkish ambassador will land in Israel. As far as is known, three are vying for the position, with the guiding principle being a veteran foreign ministry professional. “It will be an ambassador who knows the area well, and the complex relationship between Turkey and Israel. The object is to pour true content in the renewed normalization, which was undermined some 12 years ago,” a senior Turkish diplomat told Haaretz.

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