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Turkey says US shares responsibility for Gaza 'massacre'

AFP  |  Istanbul 

The shares responsibility with for today's "massacre" along the border in which 37 Palestinians were killed, Turkey's said.

"The is as responsible as the for this massacre," wrote on Twitter, saying the violence was sparked by "unjust and unlawful decisions" in reference to moving its embassy from to

Violent clashes erupted along Gaza's border hours ahead of the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, which was to be attended by a delegation and Israeli officials.

Turkish and other officials have repeatedly condemned the US decision to move the embassy, warning it risked inflaming tensions.

"The moving its embassy to destroyed the chances for peace and ignited a fire that will cause more human losses and as well as destruction and catastrophe in the region," said Bozdag, who is also

"From now, nothing will be the same in the causes of Palestine and Jerusalem," he added.

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 20:05 IST