Report: Israeli, Sudanese officials met secretly in Turkey last year

Foreign Ministry officials secretly met with Sudanese intelligence officials in Istanbul a year ago in a bid by Jerusalem to forge ties with Khartoum, Channel 10 reports.

The meetings were held in the offices of a Turkish businessman who is close to Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese leader who is wanted for genocide, the television report says.

Television reports on Sunday said Israel was eyeing diplomatic ties with Sudan and Bahrain.

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