Deputy Director General of the Israeli foreign Ministry, head of Europe Aviv Shir-He visited a few days ago in Turkey, where he met with senior representatives of the foreign Ministry and members of Parliament.
According to the newspaper «Milliyet», Shir-He became the first high-ranking representative of Israel, who inflicted an official visit to Turkey after the interception by the IDF so-called «freedom Flotilla» in may 2015.
In an interview with Israeli official acknowledged that his visit is a symbol of Israel’s desire to find solutions to existing problems. According to him, the recent events in the region led Israel and Turkey to realize the importance of restoring bilateral relations.
The diplomat noted that to date the Islamic state poses to Israel’s immediate danger. However, he recalled that ISIS poses a global goal, noting that after Syria, Iraq and Yemen may come of all, Israel and Turkey.
The Shire-He said that the reason coordination is Russia’s desire to avoid incidents like the Russian bomber interception of Turkish military aircraft. He expressed hope that Russia and Turkey will succeed in overcoming disagreements, but said that Israel in this situation is not going to interfere.