Turkey’s Erdogan tells ‘all Muslims’ to visit and ‘protect’ Jerusalem

Turkey’s Erdogan tells ‘all Muslims’ to visit and ‘protect’ Jerusalem
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[Ed. – In other words: Muslims, go riot and create trouble in Jerusalem.  Not the first time Erdogan has done something like this.  Won’t be the last.]

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over metal detectors Israel installed and later removed from a sensitive holy site in the city.

“From here I make a call to all Muslims. Anyone who has the opportunity should visit Jerusalem, Al-Aqsa mosque,” Erdogan said in Ankara. “Come, let’s all protect Jerusalem.”

He was referring to a site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, which is central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. …

“They [Israelis] are attempting to take the mosque from Muslim hands on the pretext of fighting terrorism. There is no other explanation,” Erdogan said in a speech to ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) lawmakers in parliament.

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