OIC to meet in Istanbul Friday to mull Israel violence
16 May, 2018, 15:00 | Author: Mable Gonzales
Consul-General Hüsnü Gürcan Türkoğlu, who represents Turkey to the Palestinian Authority, was summoned to the Israeli Foreign Ministry and told to leave the country.
"The Turkish consul in Jerusalem was summoned this afternoon to the ministry of foreign affairs and was asked to return to his country for consultations for a certain period", an Israeli foreign ministry statement said.
The move came after Turkey expelled Israel's ambassador and amid a harsh verbal back and forth between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. According to the latest information, 100 Palestinians were killed in the clashes, more than 2,700 were injured.
Ankara has reacted with fury to the killing of at least 61 Palestinians in Gaza on the same day as the U.S. formally moved its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in defiance of worldwide outrage. The government declared three days of mourning.
"Erdogan is one of the biggest supporters of Hamas, so there's no doubt he's an expert on terror and slaughter", Netanyahu said in a Hebrew-language Twitter post.
Last week, the Israeli government said the ongoing border protests constituted a "state of war" in which global humanitarian law did not apply.
On Wednesday, Israel protested what it called Turkey's "unbecoming treatment" of its expelled ambassador, after the envoy was shown on Turkish media being patted down by airport security in Istanbul in public view.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim earlier said Turkey is calling on Muslim countries to reconsider relations with Israel.
The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary summit in Istanbul on Friday to discuss recent Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip.
The dispute appears to mark the worst diplomatic crisis between the two regional powers since Israeli marines stormed an aid ship to enforce a naval blockade of Gaza in 2010, killing 10 Turkish activists and prompting a downgrade in diplomatic ties that lasted until 2016.
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