Director General of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Israel Dori gold and the head of his office Gilad Cohen arrived in the evening of 20 March in Istanbul. In the framework of this visit gold will meet with the Governor of Istanbul and the leaders of the Jewish community in Turkey.
Representatives of the Foreign Ministry will also hold meetings with the staff of the Israeli Embassy in Ankara and Consulate in Istanbul in order to discuss their validity from the moment of the attack, which killed three and wounded 11 Israelis, and to send the dead bodies home.
This is the first visit of official representatives of Israel to Turkey after the capture of the ship the Mavi Marmara off the coast of Israel.
It is expected that Dori gold and Galad Cohen will return to Israel tomorrow, March 21.