The UN Security Council must act quickly to protect the Palestinians, the Turkish president has told Russia’s opposition.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the international community must “teach Israel a strong and resilient lesson” about its treatment of the Palestinians.
Erdogan made the remarks in a telephone conversation with Putin on Wednesday, according to the Turkish presidential communications department. Increased violence Occupied East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.
Hamas issued an ultimatum on Monday, demanding an end to Israeli security forces from the compound of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the old city of Jerusalem, following a violent crackdown on Palestinians.
Monday marked the third day in a row for Israeli police The third holiest place in Islam, Throwing rubber-coated steel rounds, stun grenades and tear gas at Palestinian worshipers in the last days of the holy month of Ramadan.
This increase was triggered by Israel’s coercive planning Expulsion of residents From the Sheikh Zarah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem to make way for Israeli settlers.
Gaza’s health ministry said the total death toll since the latest attack began was five, including 14 children. Another 300 people were injured. Six Israelis also died.
A statement from Turkey said on Wednesday that Erdogan had stressed the need for the international community to “provide strong and deterrent education to Israel” and urged the UN Security Council to intervene in Israel with a “determined and clear message”.
The statement said Erdogan had advised Putin that an international security force should be considered to protect the Palestinians.
Erdogan expressed a desire to see a relationship between them late last year Turkey and Israel improve, After years of disagreement over the occupation of Tel Aviv in the West Bank and its dealings with the Palestinians.
Turkey, which recognized Israel as the first Muslim-majority country in 1949, first severed ties with Israel in 2010.
Pro-Palestinian Turkish leaders and activists were trying to break a year-long Israeli blockade of the Turkish-owned ship Mavi Marmara in Gaza after being killed by Israeli commandos.
Since June 2007, Israel imposed a blockade of aerial land, sea and air in the region, and the Israeli blockade of the occupied Gaza Strip has continued.
They restored the relationship in 201 but re-emerged in 2018.
In May of that year, Ankara withdrew its envoy in the wake of a deadly attack on Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, which took a stand against US President Donald Trump’s decision. Move the US Embassy From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have often exchanged angry words, but both countries continue to trade with each other.
In August this year, Israel accused Turkey of issuing passports to a dozen Hamas members in Istanbul, describing the move as a “very friendly move” that his government would raise with Turkish officials.
Hamas seized control of the besieged Gaza Strip from forces loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas in 2007 after winning the 2006 legislative elections. Since then, Israel has tightened its siege and launched three long-running military strikes on Gaza.