‚Erdogan to Abbas: Turkey will support PA statehood bid‘

25.06.2011                      23.Siwan, 5771                      Korach


'Erdogan to Abbas: Turkey will support PA statehood bid'

Turkish president reportedly calls for global support of Palestinian unity gov't; Erekat says Turks to enlist more nations to back state, Ma'an reports.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday pledged to support Palestinian plans for statehood at the UN this September in his meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, the Turkish daily Today's Zaman reported.
According to the report, Erdogan said during a joint press conference in Ankara that a permanent solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would be reached if a Palestinian state, with east Jerusalem as its capital, were established….