(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

The Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom will meet today (March 4) with the Director General of the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Ugur Ziyal. Mr Ziyal is the guest of Israel Foreign Ministry Director General, Yoav Biran, and is heading the delegation participating in an annual meeting between the two Foreign Ministries.

During the political dialogue that will deal with a number of regional issues including the peace process, the two Director Generals will sign a Water Agreement between Israel and Turkey at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem.