Turkish envoy to Washington returning to U.S. amid Jerusalem row: Turkish official

Turkish envoy to Washington returning to U.S. amid Jerusalem row: Turkish officialTurkey’s ambassador to Washington is returning to the United States after being recalled for consultations two weeks ago over a U.S. decision to move its Israeli Embassy to contested Jerusalem, an official in the Turkish foreign ministry said on Thursday. Serdar Kilic was recalled to Ankara amid a dispute with Israel and Washington over the killing of dozens of Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces on the Gaza border earlier this month.


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US says ambassador tricked over provocative Jerusalem picture

US says ambassador tricked over provocative Jerusalem pictureThe US embassy in Israel has said ambassador David Friedman was duped into being pictured receiving a provocative photo of annexed east Jerusalem with the revered Al-Aqsa mosque erased, an episode that provoked Palestinian anger on Wednesday. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas’s adviser for religious affairs, Mahmoud Habbash, called Friedman a “terrorist settler” in comments published by official news agency WAFA. The Palestinian government was unconvinced by the embassy’s explanation, with a spokesman calling the incident an example of “reckless and racist arrogance”, according to WAFA.


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Palestinians Urge Arab World to Cut Ties With Guatemala, Paraguay for Relocating Embassies to Jerusalem

  1. Palestinians Urge Arab World to Cut Ties With Guatemala, Paraguay for Relocating Embassies to Jerusalem  Haaretz
  2. Over 10000 Moroccans Protest US Embassy Move to Jerusalem  New York Times
  3. Why some Latin American countries are rushing to open Jerusalem embassies, too  New Zealand Herald
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