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Israel, Turkey End 6-Year Split, Impelled by Energy Benefits

  • Talks to sell Israeli gas to Turkey to begin immediately
  • Israel says deal has ‘immense’ implications for its economy

Turkey and Israel ended years of estrangement, motivated as much by the prospect of energy ties as a desire to repair diplomatic relations that broke down after a deadly clash at sea between Israeli commandos and pro-Palestinian Turkish activists.

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