Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on December 19 adopted in Istanbul the Chairman of the Politburo of the Palestinian terrorist organization Hezbollah, Khalid Mashal, said the Daily Sabah.
The meeting was held in the Yildiz Palace in Istanbul’s beşiktaş district.
According to this information, Mashaal told Erdogan, «on recent developments in the middle East». For more details of the talks are not published. The meeting took place amid reports about the rapprochement between Turkey and Israel and the possible normalization of bilateral relations.
The previous meeting between the Mashal and Erdogan took place on 13 September.
As reported yesterday, the agreement on normalization provides for the following: the return of the two States ambassadors, cancel any claims against officers and soldiers of the IDF, the Israeli compensation Fund for those affected in the clash on Board the Mavi Marmara in the amount of 20 million dollars, the willingness of Turkey to counter any terrorist activity on its territory, the ban on entry to Turkey Salah Aruri, a known Hamas activist who according to some reports, was the initiator of the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers in gush Etwine in the summer of 2014, Turkey’s agreement to lay the pipeline through its territory and the immediate start of talks to sell Israeli gas to Turkey.