Meanwhile, a senior Foreign Ministry official said that Minister Ashkenazi spoke on the phone with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dandias. The two agreed that the Greek minister will visit Israel tomorrow. The main issue the two discussed is tensions between Greece and Turkey over the controversy over gas drilling in the eastern Mediterranean.
The senior Foreign Ministry official also noted that one of the issues to be discussed by the ministers is the possibility of resuming flights between the two countries. However, he said, there is still no agreement on the issue between the parties.