Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday lashed out on the worldwide “silence” over the killing by Israeli hearth of dozens of Palestinians on the Gaza border.
“If the silence on Israel’s tyranny continues, the world will rapidly be dragged into a chaos where banditry prevails,” Erdogan stated at a dinner in Ankara.
The contemporary violence in Gaza on Monday, when Israel’s military killed 60 Palestinians throughout protests, got here because the United States formally moved its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.
A fervent advocate of the Palestinian trigger, Erdogan on Tuesday accused Israel of “state terror” and “genocide” over the killings.
The Turkish chief will on Friday host a summit of the world’s principal pan-Islamic physique the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul.
On Wednesday, Erdogan additionally stated the Gaza bloodshed confirmed “the United Nations has collapsed”.
Turkey has withdrawn its ambassador in Tel Aviv for consultations and instructed Israel’s ambassador to Ankara to go away, additionally for an unspecified time period.
That drew retaliation from Israel, which ordered the Turkish consul in Jerusalem to go away for an unspecified time period.