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Turkey urges Muslim nations to stand with Palestine

AP  |  Istanbul 

has called on Muslim nations to stand united for Palestine and to work to stop countries joining the in relocating their from to

Turkey's said today that the "illegal" US decision encouraged to "massacre innocent Palestinians in cold blood."

called an extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, or OIC, after Israeli forces killed dozens of people in earlier this week.

Addressing the morning session of the OIC in Istanbul, Cavusoglu said "we must prevent other countries from following the US example."

Cavusoglu also said "precautions" must be taken within the grouping after some nations voted against, abstained or did not show up at a December vote for a UN motion against Washington's decision.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 17:30 IST