Tensions between the two countries began to ease in June after Israel offered $20 million in compensation and an apology for the 2010 raid of the Gaza-bound ship Mavi Marmara.
The opening of the Erez crossing, on Gaza's northeastern tip, followed demands by the Palestinian Authority to tackle Gaza's need for new vehicles.
Israel and Turkey reach a reconciliation deal aimed at decreasing years of high tension and restoring ties that soured after a deadly raid on a Turkish aid flotilla by Israel in 2010.
From recognition of the Jewish state to Mavi Marmara incident, Turkey and Israel have almost always come back to some form of cooperation benefiting mutual strategic interests
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal meet in Istanbul amid talk that Ankara is close to patching up a six-year rift with Israel.
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