Even though Erdogan knew Israel’s security on the Temple Mount was enhanced after armed Muslim terrorists opened fire murdering 2 Israeli Policemen, he told the Turkish parliament that Israel “is using the fight against terrorism as a pretext to take al-Aqsa Mosque from the hands of Muslims.”
– Netanyahu’s office said Erdogan claims are “absurd, unfounded and distorted.”
By Itamar Eichner and AP
Israel dismissed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s accusation Tuesday that it was trying taking over holy sites in Jerusalem from Muslims.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry called Erdogan’s remarks “absurd, unfounded and distorted.”
“The days of the Ottoman Empire have passed,” it continued. Continue Reading »