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First face-to-face meeting since raids between Turkey and Israel

07-02-2010 10:13 BJT

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Turkey says it has told Israel what it should do to mend the two countries' relationship after Israeli commandos stormed Gaza-bound aid ships a month ago. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has confirmed he met with Israeli Trade and Industry Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer.

He reiterated that Ankara's demands for Israel to make amends remains the same. The talks were the first face-to-face meeting between senior officials since the flotilla incident. Once Israel's closest Muslim ally, Turkey wants Israel to apologize, pay compensation, agree to a UN inquiry and lift the blockade of Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CCTV.com

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