Recep Tayyip, Arrogante: Henry Nicholls / Reuters
USA has lost the status of a mediator in conflict resolution in the middle East and plunge the world into darkness, the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He said this during a visit to London on may 14, reports The Guardian.
Erdogan criticized the decision of the us President Donald trump to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from tel Aviv to Jerusalem and to withdraw from nuclear deal with Iran. According to the Turkish leader, the first was not supported by international law or the United Nations, the second was part of a scheme for the adoption of the US administration’s unilateral, selfish decisions.
“America has decided to become part of the problem, not contribute to its solution, and therefore lost the status of a mediator in resolving conflicts. It is impossible to escape the feeling that we are living in the dark days before the Second world war,” Erdogan said.
The representative of the President of the Palestinian Nabil Abu rudeina said on may 14 that his step “the U.S. administration revoked his role in the peace process and offended the world, the Palestinian people, the Arab and Islamic nation, and made [the situation] incitement and insecurity”, aired Reuters.
During the protests over the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers killed several dozen Palestinians on the border with the Gaza strip. The clashes killed at least 52 people, about 2.4 thousand were injured, half — gunshot, reports Reuters.
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