Erdogan says Egypt and Turkey will defend Gaza whatever the price 18Nov12 November 19, 2012

MEMO-Middle East Monitor   -   18 November 2012

Turkey’s Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has said that he will be discussing the brutal Israeli attack on Gaza with President Mohamed Morsi during his visit to Egypt tomorrow, November 17. He also affirmed his country’s unwavering support for the Palestinian people in the embattled enclave.

Mr Erdogan told journalists in Istanbul that he would be convening a joint press conference with President Morsi in Cairo to announce their joint position. He added, “We will defend Gaza whatever it costs us.”

On a number of related issues, the Turkish Prime Minister said he would be contacting various world leaders to discuss developments in the region and the need for Israeli aggression to come to an end.

These issues include; presidents Barak Obama, Vladimir Putin and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.


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