Mossad director Tamir Pardo secretly met with the head of Turkish intelligence earlier this week in Ankara to discuss the latest developments in Syria and Iran, the Turkish daily Hurriyet reported on Wednesday.
Pardo held talks with Hakan Fidan, Turkey’s intelligence undersecretary, in the Turkish capital on Monday, according to the popular daily newspaper. Pardo reportedly asked to meet with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but the Turkish premier had not responded.
According to Hurriyet, the two men shared information on Syria, particularly Iran’s role in the uprising that has engulfed the country. Sources told Hurriyet that Iranian Revolutionary Guards operatives and Syrian intelligence were both working against Turkey.
Pardo and Fidan also discussed the Istanbul protests against the Erdogan government that have attracted international attention.