First Israeli ambassador to Turkey since 2010 arrives

Relations between the two countries plunged to an all-time low after Israeli commandos raided a Gaza-bound ship of activists in 2010Israel’s new ambassador to Turkey arrived in the capital Ankara on Thursday, an Israeli embassy official said, to serve as the first official envoy since a six-year spat put diplomatic relations on ice. Eitan Naeh arrived in the morning, the official, who did not wish to be named, told AFP. Naeh is due to present his letter of credence to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the next few days.

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