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Turkey and the Palestinian problem

30/11/2020 | by Karmon, Ely (Dr.)  

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This is the English version of the original article published on November 27, 2020 in the special edition, “The Erdogan Threat,” of the French magazine Spectacle du Monde

 

By exploiting the Palestinian issue, President Erdogan tries to present Turkey to the Arab public as a leading power in the Middle East.

But Erdogan’s support goes mostly to the Islamist movement Hamas, politically, financially and even as a terrorist operational platform.

Turkey is also opposing the normalization process with the Gulf and other Arab states.

Israel should be worried by the statements of Turkish leaders about the Jerusalem “legacy” as Turkey's next goal after the transformation of the Hagia Sophia basilica in a mosque.
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