Erdogan sends special envoy to Israel to discuss Gaza ceasefire

Despite tensions between Israel and Turkey over the IDF’s operation in the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dispatched a special envoy to Israel to advance ceasefire negotiations between Israel and Hamas, Israel Radio reports.

Meanwhile, Ankara receives Israeli approval to send planes of humanitarian aid for Gazans, and prompting the cancellation of a second Gaza flotilla.

Chile and Peru, however, deepen their diplomatic chill with Israel and pull their envoys from Tel Aviv for consultation, Haaretz reports.

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