It may seem like an ordinary visit and yet it is so important. The official visit of Israeli Environment minister Amir Peretz (photo) to Istanbul could have been considered a routine visit. However, it is more important as it is the first visit of a member of the Israeli government to Turkey since 2010, when relations between the two countries were at an all-time low.
The Israeli minister will participate in a conference on environmental protection of the Mediterranean; however, it is certain he will hold talks with Turkish officials also.
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