FM Delegation to Turkey for Water Talks

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
5 September 1999

Following an offer by Turkish President Suleiman Demirel to Israel in July 1999 for Israel to import water from Turkey, a Foreign Ministry delegation left today (Sunday) 5.9.99, for Ankara to examine the Turkish proposal. The delegation is being hosted by the Turkish Foreign Ministry, which has prepared a long series of meetings with government and water sector officials, and arranged visits to water supply facilities in southeastern of Turkey.