Turkey recalls ambassadors from US, Israel after 60 Palestinians killed in Gaza ‘genocide’

Turkish government also declared three days of mourning on Monday

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Editor’s note:  US troops occupying Syria are being supplied through Turkey while US air strikes on Syrian cities are being hosted by Turkey as well.  Is Erdogan going to throw the US and its terrorist allies out of Turkey or is all this empty talk?


The Turkish government also declared three days of mourning on Monday for over 60 Palestinians killed on the Israel-Gaza border. Israeli security forces opened fire on demonstrators gathering along the border fence to protest the relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

“Israel is wreaking state terror. Israel is a terror state,” Erdogan told Turkish students in London in a speech broadcast by state television. “What Israel has done is a genocide. I condemn this humanitarian drama, the genocide, from whichever side it comes, Israel or America.”

“Turkey will react to this harshly,” Erdogan added.

Ankara condemned the “massacre” of Palestinians carried out by Israeli security forces, adding that regional and global peace and stability will not exist until a lasting a just solution to the Palestinian question is reached.

“We strongly condemn the decision of the U.S. Administration to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, violating international law and all relevant UN Resolutions. We reiterate that this action is legally null and void,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

Turkey has also called for an emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Friday over the killings in Gaza, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag told the Anadolu Agency.

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Istanbul on Monday, chanting slogans condemning Israel.

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Earlier in the day, South Africa recalled its ambassador to Israel after the news of Gaza killings.

A number of other governments have condemned Israeli actions in Gaza and the US decision to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem.

“France again calls on the Israeli authorities to exercise discernment and restraint in the use of force that must be strictly proportionate,” said Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, adding that the US decision “violated international law.”

The UK “remains firmly committed to a two-state solution with Jerusalem as a shared capital,” said a spokesman for PM Theresa May. “We urge calm and restraint to avoid actions destructive to peace efforts.”

Moscow has condemned the decision by US President Donald Trump to move the embassy to Jerusalem.

“International resolutions declare that the status of Jerusalem – one of the most important issues of the entire peace process – must be resolved in direct negotiations between Israel and Palestine,” said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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  1. “We urge calm and restraint to avoid actions destructive to peace efforts.”
    Peace efforts? What peace efforts poms? Shooting all terrorists (Lebanese, Muslims or anybody that is in Israels way which is acknowledged globally as Terrorism)
    Why are “public servant politicians” talking such a non sense, such a BS?
    How long do we need to listen to these arrogant local turncoats who destroy their homelands for some Jewish favours?
    It is time for Politicians to experience destructive actions for their treason they committed to their own nations. Lock the bastards up including some water bording for their boredom instead of Kosher bakshish.
    Looking at Erdogan, a murderer himself, he is the ONLY one who speaks truth in public during the political Zionist stage show leading to complete annihilation of non Jewish humanity. A twist Jewish Hollywood would be proud of!

  2. Are we tired of Zionist Israel yet? Will control over America’s, UK’s and, the EU’s currency, media, politicians, education, pornography, publishing and, the not so minor cash cow holohoax industry … will all this be enough to restrain a tired world population from actually becoming anti-Semite? Have the Zionist Jews just showed the world what they really are and, what they really think of others? Have we had enough?

    • I hear you Joe but the world is not fully awake yet, but they are getting there. When the levy breaks …

  3. “Part of the proposal is to overcome the “80–20 rule” that requires the U.S. to purchase 80 percent of its legal opium from India and Turkey to include Afghanistan, by establishing a second-tier system of supply control that complements the current INCB regulated supply and demand system by providing poppy-based medicines to countries who cannot meet their demand under the current regulations. ”

    So is illegal opium getting across the Caspian. to be sold legally from Turkey to the US ?

    • who cares about the legal supply and, contractual agreements for legal opium. illegal opium is where the cash s.

    • Joe, I’ll clarify for the optically challenged. Erdogan has no podium of morality, what he does have, are several points of favorable position regarding negotiating with the US, namely trump, and wants to loot like the others.
      Military access like the article points out, is one, and being only one of 3 countries legally selling opium is another. His silence on Israel is for sale. There are several deals it could influence.
      Erdogan has jailed thousands in his own country where he is a Demagogue, very much the envy of Trump,..who wishes he could do the same,…and has openly assaulted peaceful protestors on camera in the US many times. Erdogan has no problem handling protestors with violence or jail or torture or anything. His vocalization of feigned outrage is just a negotiation veiled in false morality.

    • DO… what does opium have to do with Palestinians unless the fact that opium has five letters is significant being half a dicant. I never thought about it, but you are a distraction always of on a insignificant tangent.

  4. There is no condemnation for israel that is too strong. Yet the U.N. remains silent. The E.U. says nothing and of course humpty tRumpty remains just as silent for he knows who his bosses are.
    Israel is digging its own grave. The racist Likudniks have finally stepped over the line and the world is reacting accordingly.
    pres. tRump is to be condemned for moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, he is to be condemned for backing out of the JCPOA, his actions in Syria leave him nothing but embarrassment, failure upon failure.
    Donald tRump is an embarrassment to all Americans and a moral failure. A coward and a thief. A liar and a fraud. tRump has no positive human qualities. He is a reflection of those who support him: ignorant, savage, belligerent and easily controlled, dumbed down and disinformed.
    tRump is not going to make America great again, he is going to finish off what’s left of it.

    • probably so….just what will it take and why isnt any government willing to stand against israel genocide?

      no one cares?

    • Israel is the (((Bankers))) pet, and the bankers have everyone bought and paid for through bribery and blackmail.

      Control the printing of money, and you are the ULTIMATE briber.

      Control spying and media, and you are the ULTIMATE blackmailer.

      The world does not yet have the inspiration to handle the problem, but they soon will, it is inevitable.

      (((They))) just can’t help themselves. Greed consumes (((them))).

      We are witnessing a “quickening”. Hands will be forced. Mistakes will be made.

      Unless its all a “show”…

    • Israel has more the 200 nukes in its arsenal and who knows how many of the mini nukes as israel has never allowed the IAEA to inspect its nuclear facilities. Israel has no compunction about using nukes against those who anger it or for what ever nefarious purposes that little s***hole decides. Any government that stands up to israel and the zionists gets a little nuking just to remind them of who’s boss around here.
      Sooner or later though the chickens will come home to roost. Isreal will no longer exist when it happens and the zionists will be destroyed.