Turkish President Abdullah Gul has said Turkey does not have a problem
with the people of Israel, instead the problems with Israel stem from
the policies that are employed by its government, according to a report
by Turkish daily Hurriyet published Sunday.
have learned that [Turkish] Jews are praying for me in their synagogues
every Saturday. All of them are our citizens. Our problem is not with
the people of Israel, but with the policies pursued by the government of
Israel,” Gül said, in remarks that were published Sunday in another
Gul was responding to questions from journalists as they traveled from Turkmenistan, Hurriyet reported.