Turkish official: Turkey, Israel In Talks, May Reach Deal Soon

ttiiiA Turkish government official has confirmed that Israeli and Turkish officials held talks in Switzerland over the broken ties and may reach a deal soon.

“We have not reached an agreement yet,” the official said on Dec. 17 while responding to a question on reports that said the two countries had reached a preliminary deal.

A preliminary deal was reached during a recent meeting in Switzerland between the incoming head of Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, Yossi Cohen, Israeli envoy Joseph Ciechanover and Sinirlioğlu, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.