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Israel, Turkey May Sign Compensation Deal Over Gaza Flotilla Deaths After March Election – 26 March 2014

RT logoIsrael and Turkey may sign a compensation deal for families of the Turkish victims of the Israeli raid on a Gaza aid flotilla in 2010. The agreement will finally put an end to the bitter diplomatic crisis caused by the assault.

Following months of negotiations, the agreement is likely to be signed after Turkey’s local elections on March 30, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc told Turkish Hurriyet daily on Tuesday.

“We have received a final agreement document from Israel,” he was quoted as saying. After the elections, “our first job will be making sure the compensation is bound by a legal document.”

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