White House condemns Erdogan's anti-Zionist comments

March 1, 2013 04:01

The White House on Thursday condemned comments made by Turkish Prime Minster Recep Tayyip Erdogan in which he denounced Zionism.

"We reject Prime Minister Erdogan's characterization of Zionism as a crime against humanity, which is offensive and wrong," White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said in a statement."We encourage people of all faiths, cultures, and ideas to denounce hateful actions and to overcome the differences of our times," he said.

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