Cavusoglu to visit Israel after 15 years

Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkish FM

© APA | Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkish FM

# 24 May 2022 08:53 (UTC +04:00)

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is set to visit Israel on Wednesday, marking the first time a Turkish foreign minister has visited the country in 15 years as the two nations continue to mend ties, APA reports citing Daily Sabah.

Cavusoglu is slated to land in Israel on Tuesday morning, and will visit Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah later that day.

On Wednesday, Cavusoglu is scheduled to meet with Foreign Minister Yair Lapid. The two diplomats will give public statements together shortly before noon.

Earlier, Cavusoglu told reporters that during his visit to Israel, it is planned to discuss the return of ambassadors and the full normalization of relations between the two countries.