The two countries are closer to reconciliation six years after attack on Mavi Marmara vessel.
Turkey and Israel further normalized relations on Saturday after Turkish parliament approved a deal for Israel to pay compensation for victims of the 2010 assault on the ship carrying humanitarian aid to the besieged people in Gaza, state media reported.
The Anadolu news agency said the Turkish parliament has late Friday approved a bill that instructs Israel to pay $20 million to the families as part of a normalization agreement between the two countries struck last month after a six-year freeze in relations.
In addition to compensation, Israel has also agreed to Turkey’s humanitarian presence in the occupied Gaza Strip, Anadolu reported.
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