President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan held the first phone talks with his Israeli counterpart, Isaac Herzog after the latter took office, the Turkish leader's administration said.
Report informs, citing TASS, that according to the statement, President Erdogan stressed the importance of contacts and dialogue despite all disagreements.
"The international community expects the Palestine-Israel conflict to be resolved within the framework of the UN resolutions. Erdogan also noted that the Turkish-Israeli relations play an important role in security and stability in the Middle East," the statement says.
According to Erdogan, 'the positive steps taken to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict will also promote the development of relations between Turkey and Israel.'
The Turkish leader also congratulated Herzog on his election as the President of Israel.