Erdogan calls all nations to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

December 13, 2017 10:50

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on all nations of the world to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of  Palestine at the emergency Islamic summit called in response to the US decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.

Erdogan condemned the "violence shown by Israel" and extended condolences to the martyrs who have fallen protecting the State of Palestine.

He called on Muslims around the world to visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, which he called the "red line" in the conflict with Israel.

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