Jerusalem ‘red line’, could cut Turkey-Israel ties: Erdogan

| | Ankara

The status of Jerusalem is a “red line” for Muslims and could even prompt Turkey to cut ties with Israel, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday, as US President Donald Trump mulled whether to recognise the city as the Israeli capital. Erdogan said Turkey, which currently holds the chairm-anship of the Organisation of Islamic Coope-ration, would immediately call a summit meet-ing of the pan-Islamic group if Trump went ahead with the move. “Mr Trump! Jerusalem is a red line for Muslims,” Erdogan said in a televised speech to his ruling party that was greeted with chants and applause.     AFP



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10 Dec 2017 | AFP | Seoul

North Korea blamed US "nuclear blackmail" for soaring tensions over its weapons programme in rare meetings with a senior UN official, but agreed to regular communication with the organisation, state media said today. Jeffrey Feltman arrived in Beijing today after wrapping up a five-day visit to Pyongyang aimed at defusing the crisis, just a week after North Korea said it test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of reaching the United States...

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13 Dec 2017 | PNS | Ranchi

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