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Israeli PM wants peace talks with Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry and expressed readiness for peace talks with Palestine, ITAR-TASS reports.Kerry noted that such talks require mutual recognition and security.The officials also discussed economic initiatives.

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100 authoritative Russian Jews respond to Israeli PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a letter from 100 authoritative Russian Jews urging him to resist foreign pressure in the Palestinian issue. The letter is similar to the one written by 100 US Jews urging Netanyahu to make no territorial concessions.The letter initiated by the Russian Jewish Congress states that the US is trying to persuade Israel the way communists were using Jews to affect Israel during the rule of the USSR.

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Hurriyet Daily News published an article by Murat Yetkin headlined 'Erdoğan will go to Gaza, but how?' "After accepting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s apology for the killing of nine Turks on their way to Gaza in 2010, thanks to the personal mediation of U.S. President Barack Obama, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan has added a Gaza visit to his travel plans, in order to make the point that Turkey will not allow the Palestinians to live in isolation," the article reads. 

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The participants in this unique project, "The Pilgrimage of Russian businessmen in the Israeli desert", shared their experiences. A pilgrimage through the desert, dedicated to Passover, was held for the second year in a row. The basic composition of the group was the representatives of the Russian-Jewish Congress. For Jews, Passover is one of the most important religious holidays, in fact it is the commemoration of the freedom of the Jewish people which is celebrated for seven days.

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MGIMO graduates to meet in Azerbaijan

 Baku will host a meeting of graduates of the Moscow State University of International Relations (MGIMO) on April 11-13, ITAR-TASS cites the institute’s president Anatoly Torkunov.He noted that they will discuss education, energy and ecology in global economy and sustainable development, civil institutions, media community and business.MGIMO graduates from 25 states, including Russia, China, Cuba, South Korea, Israel, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Poland and Kazakhstan will meet.

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US secretary of state to visit Turkey on April 6

 US Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Istanbul on April 6 to meet his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu on April 7.The sides agreed to organize the visit in a telephone conversation on March 30. The officials will discuss the situation in Syria, Iraq, Iran and Cyprus and the Mavi Marmara incident.Kerry will then visit Israel and Palestine.The secretary of state made his previous visit to Ankara on March 1. 

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Israeli jets attacks Gaza desert

 Israeli combat jets attacked the desert areas of the Gaza Sector last night, making the first attack of Israel in the territory since the cease-fire agreement made in November 2012.The attack is believed to have been carried out as a warning to Hamas in response to missile attacks. 

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Israel extracted its own natural gas

Today Israel has extracted its gas from the field "Tamar" in the Mediterranean Sea. Tel Aviv hopes to gain energy independence and even export potential.

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The Hyrriyet published an article today entitled "Mending Israel-Turkey ties" by Guven Sak. The author of the article describes the Obama factor in Israel’s apology for any wrongdoing during the Mavi Marmara incident: "It was under the watchful eyes of President Obama himself that Prime Minister Netanyahu finally read the text to Prime Minister Erdoğan over the telephone. His voice did not sound happy, but he finally did the right thing. The apology text was agreed on over a year ago but only now, after the Israeli elections, did Netanyahu finally give in and read it.

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Israel starts talks with Ankara

 Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, representative of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lawyer Itskhak Molkho, advisor of Netanyahu for national security Aakov Amidror will visit Turkey next week to have talks with the government.

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