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Turkey's President Erdogan urges all Muslims to protect Jerusalem

It is the common duty of all Muslims to embrace the Palestinian cause, says Erdogan

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during his meeting with mukhtars at the Presidential Palace in Ankara (Photo: Reuters)
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during his meeting with mukhtars at the Presidential Palace in Ankara (Photo: Reuters)

Turkish President has urged to defend the Palestinian cause, striking a tough stance on despite improved ties between the two nations.

The president of majority Muslim Turkey said on Tuesday "it is the common duty of all to embrace the Palestinian cause and protect Jerusalem" and that safeguarding the should not be left to children armed with nothing but stones.

Located in the Old City of Jerusalem, the hilltop compound is sacred to and Jews.

Speaking at a parliamentary symposium on in Istanbul, the Turkish leader also criticised an Israeli proposal to make mosques reduce the volume of loudspeakers issuing the call to prayer.

His comments come as and Turkey prepare to exchange ambassadors as part of a reconciliation deal.

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Turkey's President Erdogan urges all Muslims to protect Jerusalem

It is the common duty of all Muslims to embrace the Palestinian cause, says Erdogan

It is the common duty of all Muslims to embrace the Palestinian cause, says Erdogan
Turkish President has urged to defend the Palestinian cause, striking a tough stance on despite improved ties between the two nations.

The president of majority Muslim Turkey said on Tuesday "it is the common duty of all to embrace the Palestinian cause and protect Jerusalem" and that safeguarding the should not be left to children armed with nothing but stones.

Located in the Old City of Jerusalem, the hilltop compound is sacred to and Jews.

Speaking at a parliamentary symposium on in Istanbul, the Turkish leader also criticised an Israeli proposal to make mosques reduce the volume of loudspeakers issuing the call to prayer.

His comments come as and Turkey prepare to exchange ambassadors as part of a reconciliation deal.
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Turkey's President Erdogan urges all Muslims to protect Jerusalem

It is the common duty of all Muslims to embrace the Palestinian cause, says Erdogan

Turkish President has urged to defend the Palestinian cause, striking a tough stance on despite improved ties between the two nations.

The president of majority Muslim Turkey said on Tuesday "it is the common duty of all to embrace the Palestinian cause and protect Jerusalem" and that safeguarding the should not be left to children armed with nothing but stones.

Located in the Old City of Jerusalem, the hilltop compound is sacred to and Jews.

Speaking at a parliamentary symposium on in Istanbul, the Turkish leader also criticised an Israeli proposal to make mosques reduce the volume of loudspeakers issuing the call to prayer.

His comments come as and Turkey prepare to exchange ambassadors as part of a reconciliation deal.

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