Turkish President #Erdogan has called on all Muslims to visit “Al Cuds,” the Islamic name for Jerusalem, in order to protest against alleged violations of the rights of Muslims in #Israel. After that, according to local reports, he described Israel as racist and discriminatory and the blockade of Gaza as having “no place in humanity.” These statements were made during the opening ceremony of the International Forum on Islamic Trusts in Istanbul on Monday.
This sudden outburst on an already difficult relationship came less than one year after the two nations re-established full diplomatic ties following a six-year freeze.
Jerusalem dismisses criticism by “serial human rights violator.” An Israeli official said that the ideology of the Turkish president is very similar to that of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Furthermore, an Israeli…
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