Baku, Azerbaijan, May 18
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The US, by moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, once again demonstrated that it does not recognize the will of international community, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, Turkish media reported on May 18.
Cavusoglu, addressing the summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul on May 18, noted that the US actions also greatly harm the peace process.
"All Muslim countries should support Palestine and condemn the actions of the US and Israel," Cavusoglu said.
Istanbul has today hosted the OIC emergency meeting regarding Palestine.
Protests are underway in the Gaza Strip amid the 70th anniversary of establishment of Israel and the transfer of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
On May 13, Israeli soldiers opened fire at the protesters. According to the latest information, 100 Palestinians were killed in the clashes, more than 2,700 were injured.
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