Turkey, Israel approve to rehire envoys
(MENAFN) Turkey and Israel are going to jointly reappoint envoys, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu declared on Wednesday.
Cavusoglu informed a news meeting with his Kyrgyz equivalent Jeenbek Kulubaev that “The steps we would take to normalize relations includes mutually reappointing of ambassadors. At the news conference we held with (Israeli Prime Minister Yair) Lapid in this hall, we made a statement that we started the work on the appointment of ambassadors.”
Adding that "As a result of these efforts, such a positive step came from Israel. Of course, we, as Türkiye, have decided to appoint an ambassador to Israel, to Tel Aviv."
Cavusoglu stated that the process is going to start after both the nations announce the names of the envois.
In the meantime, Israeli Premier Yair Lapid also declared that the two states chose to regain full diplomatic relations and rehire envoys and consuls general.
Lapid also stated that "The resumption of relations with Türkiye is an important asset for regional stability and very important economic news for the citizens of Israel."
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