Israeli Normalization Talks With Turkey Advancing

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The Jerusalem Post reports: Israeli and Turkish officials confirmed on Monday that, after six years, the two countries are close to normalizing ties.

“We are close to reaching a deal, but we are sill not there,” a senior Israeli official said.

Two of Ankara’s three conditions for reaching an agreement have been met, Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday.

The two sides remain at odds over Israeli restrictions on the flow of goods into Gaza as well as the IDF’s aerial and naval blockade of the Strip.

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