Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lobbied Nigeria, Iran, Lybia among other large muslim populated countries to back Palestinians as a way to teach Isreal a lesson in the ongoing war between the Jewish state and Hamas.
President Erdogan has been making it public his phone conversations with the heads of governments on the need to teach Israel a lesson via his verified social media handles.
Few hours ago, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu posted that the country now have the support of 25 nations who have hoisted Israeli flag on their government buildings as a show of solidiarity with Israel.
President Erdogan on Friday posted that he spoke on phone with Nigeria and Lybia Heads of governments and discuss situation in Gaza and why the international commuinty need to teach Israel a lesson.
Erdogan some hours ago also posted that he had a phone conversation with Iranian President, Hasan Rouhani and the statement reads thus:
I had a phone call with Iranian President Hasan Rouhani.
At the meeting, we discussed Israel’s attacks in Palestine and Turkey-Iran relations.
I have stated that we have expressed our reaction as Turkey to Israel’s attacks and persecution in Palestine and we continue to do so.
I expressed that the international community should also teach Israel a strong and deteriorating lesson against these reckless attacks, and expressed that the Islamic world is necessary to be in unity of rhetoric and action in this scope.
Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu this afternoon also posted with photograhs numbers of countries who have stood behind Israel in the ongoing war with Palestine.
25 countries have already expressed strong support for Israel.
In Austria, Czech Republic, Slovenia and other countries they raised the israel flag on the government buildings.
We are very thankful to all these governments and we really appreciate their stabilization with us!Israel Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu said.
It would be recalled the war started after an Israeli court ordered the eviction of Palestinian families in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Jerusalem.