Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul was verbally
accosted by a young Arab man during a visit to the
Temple Mount on Sunday, police said.
The heckler, who shouted 'don't shake his hand, he is a heretic and not a Muslim,' was detained by police on the scene, and removed from the ancient compound, Jerusalem police spokeswoman Sigal Toledo said.
The minister's visit to the Jerusalem holy site
continued without further incident.
Three years ago, Muslim extremists threw shoes at
Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher during a visit to the Jerusalem holy site.
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