CAIRO - Turkey's prime minister, an
outspoken of critic of Israel, praised Egypt's Islamist
president, Mohamed Morsi, on Saturday for recalling his
ambassador from Tel Aviv in response to Israeli attacks on Gaza.
, which in 1979 became the first Arab state to sign a
peace treaty with Israel
, recalled its envoy on Wednesday hours
launched an air campaign on Gaza
its ambassador over a separate incident with Israel
is using disproportionate force. Netanyahu proceeds with these kinds of
actions thanks to the international negligence," Erdogan told an
enthusiastic audience in a speech at Cairo University.