Erdogan: Recognition of Palestinian state obligatory

By REUTERS
September 13, 2011 15:27

CAIRO - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Edogan told a meeting of Arab League foreign ministers in Cairo on Tuesday that the recognition of a Palestinian state was "not an option but an obligation."

Erdogan also condemned Israeli policies in his address to a meeting of the Arab League in Cairo.

The Turkish prime minister was visiting Egypt at the start of a North African tour aimed at cementing Turkey's standing in the region following the "Arab Spring" uprisings.


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