Report: Palestinian Authority wants Erdogan to visit Gaza

March 28, 2013 19:32

The Palestinian Embassy to Turkey denied The Jerusalem Post's Wednesday report that the Palestinian Authority is against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit to the Gaza Strip, Turkish daily Hurriyet reported on Thursday.

"The Palestinian people would be honored to have the Turkish prime minister as a guest," according to the embassy's statement quoted by Hurriyet.  "Such a visit would allow the Palestinian people to show their gratefulness to the Turkish people for their support to Palestinian cause," the statement added.

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