Erdogan states that Israel must respect the holiness of the Temple Mount

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 20, 2016 22:00

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said before the UN General Assembly in New York Tuesday "There is a need to allow for the Palestinian people to establish a state with east Jerusalem as its capital."

He further stated that "A two-state solution is a global commitment. Israel must respect the holiness of the Temple Mount. We will try to use the normalization of relations to assist the peace process."


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