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Israel and Turkey Explore Direct Israeli Flights as Ties Improve

Mevlut Cavusoglu, left, and Yair Lapid in Jerusalem on May 25.

Mevlut Cavusoglu, left, and Yair Lapid in Jerusalem on May 25.

Photographer: Cem Ozdel/Anadolu/Getty Images

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Israel and Turkey pledged to restart negotiations on direct flights by Israeli airlines after landmark talks between their foreign ministers, building on recent steps to overcome years of tensions.