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Turkey’s president ratifies reconciliation deal with Israel

JTA News & Features | Posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 2:26 pm

JERUSALEM — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed the reconciliation agreement with Israel restoring diplomatic ties after a six-year freeze.

Erdogan ratified the agreement today (Aug. 31). The Turkish Parliament approved the deal earlier this month before members left for a summer recess, after being delayed by the July 15 military coup attempt. Israel’s Knesset had approved the deal in late June.

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