Known for his harsh repression of Turkey’s citizens, Erdogan calls Israel “racist and discriminatory”

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Erdogan lashes ‘racist’ Israel, calls for Muslims to flood Temple Mount
by Staff and AFP
May 8, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday urged Muslims to throng to the Temple Mount in a show of solidarity with Palestinians as he issued a string of challenges to Israel, which he called “racist and discriminatory.”“We, as Muslims, should be visiting Al-Quds more often,” he said, referring to Jerusalem by its Arabic name. “Each day that Jerusalem is under occupation is an insult to us,” he added, at the opening ceremony of the International Forum on al-Quds Waqf in Istanbul, Turkey’s Hurriyet news reported. READ MORE

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