Barak: President Peres due to meet Turkish Prime Minister

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Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Thursday said that he had spoken to President Shimon Peres, who is in Copenhagen at the UN-sponsored climate talk, and it is likely that the president will meet his Turkish counterpart, Prime Minister Abdullah Gohl. Addressing a Labor party faction meeting, Barak said that he hopes to put relations between the two countries back on a "practical and substantive" track in his upcoming visit.