Report: Israel's envoy to Ankara summoned to foreign ministry

May 15, 2018 16:15
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ANKARA - Turkey summoned Israel's ambassador to Ankara to its foreign ministry, sources in the ministry said on Tuesday, a day after Israeli forces killed more than 60 Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border.

The Israeli Embassy declined to comment.Turkey, a vocal critic of the violence in Gaza and the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, has called for a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Friday, and said on Monday it was recalling its ambassadors to Washington and Tel Aviv for consultations.

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