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Turkish official: Israel is responsible for Wikileaks

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
December 2, 2010 05:38

A senior official in Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government blamed Israel for the Wikileaks release, saying on Wednesday that Israel wanted to use the documents to put pressure on Turkey, Turkish daily Huriyyet reported.

"One has to look at which countries are pleased with" the leaked documents, Huseyin Celik, deputy leader of Erdogan's AKP party, explained.  "Israel is very pleaed. Israel has been making statements for days, even before the release of these documents."

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