Erdogan: Israel should not try Turkey 's patience
Erdogan: Israel should not try Turkey 's patience
Tuesday, June 1,2010 16:00

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed the country's parliament Tuesday, to discuss the Israeli massacre on the Freedom flotilla which was carrying humanitarian relief to the besieged Gazans

Erdogan described the Israeli military action as an attack and violation to the international law, the conscience of humanity and world peace adding that Turkey 's patience has been tried warning that in fact nobody shouldtry Turkey 's patience maintaining that it could be just as hostile as it is friendly
He asserted that Turkey would not turn its back on Palestine and would continue to support the Palestinians and in particular the innocent Gazans
 He urged Israelis to question the actions of their government asserting that its safety and peace are at stake if it continued "drawing the hatred of the entire world". The Turkish PM called on the Israelis to pressure their government into expressing their regret