Türkiye on Wednesday strongly condemned the Israeli police raid on East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, saying the assault on Muslim worshippers throughout Ramadan violates the sanctity of the location and was unacceptable.
In an announcement launched by the Overseas Ministry, Türkiye mentioned: “We condemn the Israeli safety forces raiding Al-Aqsa Mosque … detaining many Palestinian civilians by violating the sanctity of the Haram-i Sharif and the historic established order since final night time.”
“These assaults towards those that pray in Masjid al-Aqsa through the holy month of Ramadan are on no account acceptable.”
It additionally voiced issues over the escalation of violence throughout the area.
“We’re very involved in regards to the escalation that has already unfold to the area, particularly Gaza,” the assertion mentioned.
Türkiye referred to as for calm and urged Israel to stop violence and provocations.
“The Israeli authorities should instantly stop all provocations, actions and assaults that will result in an extra escalation of tensions within the area,” it added.