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‘Erdogan is an enemy of Israel’: Knesset speaker

Turkey-Israel relations have been frayed since Israel’s 2008 conflict against Gaza [AFP]

Speaker of Israel’s parliament Yuli-Yoel Edelstein reacted the Turkish president’s comments on occupied Jerusalem yesterday by calling him an enemy of the Zionist state.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “was and will remain” an enemy of Israel, the speaker of the Israeli parliament said on Tuesday.

Netanyahu Erdogan 1a LLLLYuli-Yoel Edelstein anger was sparked by Erdogan’s comments Monday that Muslims should “increase their visitation” to the al-Aqsa Mosque and fight against the “Judaisation” of Jerusalem.

“As long as Erdogan is leading Turkey, the…

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