FM Gul arrives for a brief working visit.

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul will arrived in Israel today (August 20) for a brief working visit.

In the course of the visit, the foreign minister will meet with Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzipi Livni, and Defense Minister Amir Peretz. Talks are expected to focus on current issues, including the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701, and bilateral issues.