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US urges Turkey for full restoration of ties with Israel

In the first leg of a 10-day overseas trip, the US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Istanbul and met with his Turkish counterpart Ahmad Davoudoglu.

Pressing Turkey for full restoration of full diplomatic relations with Israel, two sides addressed issues pertaining to Cyprus, P5+1 talks on the Iranian nuclear energy program, and the Palestinian cause. But the main item on the agenda was the crisis happening in Syria.