Israel has paid Turkey $20 million in compensation for flotilla raid, report says

This transaction was agreed upon in the reconciliation deal the two countries signed earlier this year.
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A Turkish newspaper reported on Friday that Israel had completed the transfer of compensation money to Turkey for the 2010 flotilla raid, which was agreed upon in the reconciliation deal between the two countries.

According to the report, both countries have agreed to appoint their respective ambassadors within the next 10 days. Kemal Ökem, an advisor to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, was cited as a possible candidate, though it was also stated that Erdoğan had still not made a final decision.

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