Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had a telephone conversation on April 19 with his Israeli counterpart, Isaac Herzog. The two presidents discussed regional issues and bilateral relations
The announcement was posted on Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s social media platforms.
The two presidents notably discussed regional issues and bilateral relations, in particular the incidents caused by certain radical groups and the Israeli security forces in Palestine in recent days.
President Erdogan expressed his sadness over the occurrence of the incidents in the West Bank and at the Al-Aqsa Mosque since the start of Ramadan, which resulted in the death of 18 Palestinians, including children, and the injury of more than 400 others.
“The holidays must take place in a festive atmosphere. These images, which burst out every year because of certain radicals, hurt consciences and provoke justified reactions from the entire Islamic community”, indicated Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The Turkish President also stressed the need to stop incitements and threats to the status and spirituality of Al-Aqsa Mosque
“I reiterate my call for everyone to make maximum efforts to preserve the spirituality and the sanctity of this place and these blessed days. Turkey will continue to work to ensure peace and tranquility in all circumstances”, a- he added.