Israel, Turkey announce deal to repair relations after six-year split

June 27, 2016 10:23 AM

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Israel, Turkey announce deal to repair relations after six-year split

ISTANBUL — Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to repair ties after six years of strained relations over a deadly Israeli raid on a Turkish aid ship to Gaza in 2010, officials said Monday. Ten Turkish activists were killed in the assault.

"Relations with Israel have normalized," Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim said at a news conference in Ankara, Turkey's capital.

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