Turkish PM Erdoğan talks to Palestinian leaders
Smoke billows from buildings after an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 10, 2014. AFP PhotoTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called Palestinian leaders amid Israeli military operations in Gaza, calling on the international community to act for the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
Erdoğan discussed the developments in Palestine with President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaleed Meshaal on July 10, private broadcaster CNN Türk reported.
He reportedly called on the two leaders to stand in unity against Israeli attacks, also stressing the need for action from the international community for Gaza in order to stop Israeli attacks and provide humanitarian assistance.
Erdoğan has also reportedly instructed the relevant Turkish institutions to launch an aid campaign for Gaza in a bid to supply the necessary humanitarian needs to the Palestinians.