Reopening the economic attaché’s office “reflects Israel’s commitment to deepening economic ties with Turkey,” Economy and Industry Minister Orna Barbivay said.
The statement came 10 days after Turkish intelligence revealed that it stopped an Iranian attack against a number of Israeli tourists.
When it comes to recognizing the Armenian genocide, it’s not only about taking a moral position, but also about knowing one’s own history.
Energy Minister Karin Elharrar and Turkish counterpart Fatih Dönmez spoke at the sidelines of the International Energy Agency’s conference in Paris
Israel’s relations with Greece and Cyprus, historic rivals of Turkey, grew closer in a period in which tensions between Israel and Turkey flared.
Israel Charny's new book reveals how Turkey pressured Israel to deny the Armenian genocide.
With a duration of 10 seconds, what started as a joke towards Turkey's economy, resulted in Muhammad Nader Badrana being deported.
Erdogan and other senior Turkish officials have made public overtures towards Israel in the past year, and inviting Steinitz to the conference is another step in that vein.
Ever since Israel signed the Abraham Accords in Washington last September, the threat that Iran posed to Israel and the Gulf countries has widely been seen as the glue cementing those relationships.