Turkish FM condemns attack at Jerusalem synagogue

By REUTERS
November 18, 2014 13:31

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu condemned the attack at a Jerusalem synagogue that left four people dead on Tuesday).

Two Palestinians armed with a meat cleaver and a gun killed four people at the synagogue in west Jerusalem before being shot dead by police.

Speaking at a news conference in Ankara with his Finnish counterpart Erkki Tuomioja, Cavusoglu said Turkey opposed any attack targeting religious sites.

"We condemn every kind of attack against holy places, we think that this is wrong. We previously condemned an Israeli attack against Al-Aksa mosque," he said.


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