Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is interested in arranging a trip to Israel as soon as possible to pray at the Al Aqsa Mosque, Channel 12 news reports, without a source.
The prayer would mark the 100-year anniversary of the Turkish Republic, founded on October 29, 1923.
President Isaac Herzog invited Erdogan to visit Israel during a trip to Turkey in July.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is slated to meet Erdogan in New York in three hours.
He had been set to visit Ankara in July before a health scare grounded him.