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Erdogan says Turkey will move to improve ties with Egypt, Israel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hinted Ankara will reinstate its ambassadors in Egypt and Israel.
Turkish President and leader of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party), Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during his party's group meeting at the Turkish Grand National Assembly in Ankara, on Nov. 17, 2021.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Monday that Turkey will seek to better its relations with Israel and Egypt after doing so with the United Arab Emirates. 

Last week, Ankara and Abu Dhabi inked a series of investment accords under which the UAE agreed to invest up to $10 billion in Turkey’s economy, prompting Erdogan to praise a “new era” in ties between his country and the Gulf sheikhdom. The trip by Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed to Turkey was the highest-level Emirati visit in nearly a decade. 

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