John Kerry in Turkey for talks on Israel and Syria
7 April 2013 Last updated at 09:01 BST
US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Turkey, where he will hold talks expected to address relations with Israel and the conflict in Syria.
After helping broker a reconciliation between Turkey and Israel, Mr Kerry will urge them to "fully normalise" relations, US officials said.
Turkey is Mr Kerry's first stop of a 10-day trip to Europe and Asia.
Julie Peacock reports.