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Erdogan Bey: 'Israel Is A Terrorist State'
[Washington.CBSLocal] A top Turkish official has claimed that Israel is committing acts of terrorism by bombing Hamas targets in Gaza.

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan told the Eurasian Islamic Council conference in Istanbul that the Jewish state is systematically mass-killing Muslims.

"Those who associate Islam with terrorism close their eyes in the face of mass killing of Muslims, turn their heads from the massacre of children in Gaza," Erdogan said, according to Reuters. "For this reason, I say that Israel is a terrorist state, and its acts are terrorist acts."
Posted by:Fred

#12  Need Turkey onside to help purge more Christians and Shiites from Syria. Our Saudi ruler demands it, and US does what Saudi demands.

Saudi kills 3000 people in NYC and how many airstikes on Saudi? None.

But we've taken out all their opponents.
Posted by: bumole   2012-11-20 18:47  

#11  Turkey should be kicked out of NATO, all aid suspended and all previous aid repayed or taken out of their ass by destroying parts of their country until equal value is gone. Course, that's about 50 times their net worth.

Wait, they don't have any net worth.
Posted by: Silentbrick - Schlumberger Squishy Mud Division   2012-11-20 18:05  

#10  Agreed Pappy, but Erdogan had a passing opportunity to be a contender, now he nothing but a bum.
Posted by: Shipman   2012-11-20 17:03  

#9  As I have said:

Erdogan sees Turkey as a power in the Islamic world.

The Obama administration has decided it needs Turkey with regards to Syria and Iran. If it means stroking Edogan's ego and letting him spout off, then it's part of the price.
Posted by: Pappy   2012-11-20 13:18  

#8  "Who, after all today, speaks of the annihilation of the Armenians?"
Posted by: borgboy   2012-11-20 12:44  

#7  In the past decade or so, Turkey has killed about 18k Kurdish civilians (including civilians in Iraq), made about as many disappear and relocated about 50k by coercion.

Not many UN resolutions on this. Not many 'please use proportional force' comments on this. Not many news articles on this.
Posted by: lord garth   2012-11-20 11:41  

#6  No surprise, anything to insult the jews, always wins votes.
Posted by: Large Darling of the Antelope3345   2012-11-20 11:14  

#5  Turkey is a terrorist nation.

Remember the Armenian Genocide.
Posted by: Barbara   2012-11-20 11:03  

#4  Worse:
The Paleos shoot rockets and deliberately target civilians in order to kill civilians. They also deliberately place ammo dumps close to schools and mosques of their own citizens.
Israel targets militants and strives to only harm them with great precision.
Yet the Israeli's are called the 'terrorists'.
Posted by: CrazyFool   2012-11-20 09:23  

#3  The Paleos shoot missiles into Israel. Israel responds with counter fire. Israel is labeled a Terrorist Nation.

Syria lobs artillery into Turkey. Turkey responds with counter fire. So, logically, Turkey is a Terrorist Nation too.
Posted by: Procopius2k   2012-11-20 08:54  

#2  Obama Administration declines to condemn Turkey calling Israel a ‘terrorist state’
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660   2012-11-20 01:51  

Posted by: g(r)omgoru   2012-11-20 01:09