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Newsline: Turkey appoints new ambassador to Israel

After a four-year hiatus, Turkey has appointed an ambassador to Israel in the most recent step towards improving relations with the Jewish state. Turkish media reported that Sakir Ozkan Torunlar, a veteran diplomat who previously served as Turkey’s consul general in Jerusalem between 2010 and 2014, was appointed to the position. (https://english.newstracklive.com/news/turkey-appoints-a-new-ambassador-to-israel-sc77-nu355-ta355-1257144-1.html) In May 2018, Ankara recalled its ambassador to Israel and expelled the Israeli envoy to protest the killing of several Palestinians by the Israeli military.

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