Erdogan: Washington sided with Israel by vetoing Palestine

Istanbul (UNA/Anatolia) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the American veto in the Security Council on Palestine’s request for full membership in the United Nations, expressing his regret over the United States’ support for Israel.

This came in statements he made to journalists, after performing Friday prayers in one of the Istanbul mosques.

The Turkish President said: “Washington’s recent statements in the Security Council show that it stands with Israel.”

He added, “At a time when everyone stood by Palestine, the United States unfortunately sided with Israel.”

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