On Wednesday the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a “terror state” angering the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who said he will not take “lectures” from Anakara.
Netanyahu accused Ankara of supporting the Hamas “terrorists” and of bombing “villages inside Turkey.”
According to Israel’s newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth, Netanyahu said, “There are forces that support the terrorists. And one of them is President Erdogan of Turkey who calls Israel a terror state, but actually supports the terror state of Hamas.”
He added, “[Erdogan] has himself bombed Turkish villages inside Turkey itself, so we’re not going to get any lectures from them.”
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Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen said, “Anyone who hosts arch-terrorists and encourages terrorist organizations should not preach morality to Israel.
“The Turkish president distorts reality and finds himself once again on the wrong side of history, alongside those who praise massacres in Iran, Lebanon, Syria and Yemen.”
Turkey’s foreign ministry hit back at Israel saying, “Israeli officials, who have entered the dark pages of history with the oppression and massacres committed against the Palestinian people, have no right to talk about the law… Benjamin Netanyahu and Eli Cohen, who are both uncomfortable with the truth being expressed, will not be able to cover up their own crimes with their unfounded slander about Erdogan.”
The report added, “Israeli authorities, who have already lost their legitimacy in the conscience of humanity, will not be able to conceal the crimes they committed by bombing hospitals and killing women and children in front of the whole world and will not be able to divert attention.”
Erdogan hit back at Israel for killing ‘babies in incubators’ and for talking about “destroying over 2 million civilians” with “an atomic bomb.”
The Turkish President said, “Those who kill babies in incubators, those who rain bombs on innocent people they have displaced from their homes, those who condemn people to death by cutting off their water, food, and fuel, those who talk about destroying over 2 million civilians with an atomic bomb.
“No matter how many nuclear bombs you have or whatever you possess, you are on your way out.
“Those who have lost everything in terms of ethics, conscience, and honor are not human; they can only be monsters.”