Statement Of The Spokesman Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs In Response To A Question Concerning A Statement By Charge D’affaires Of The Embassy Of The Republic Of Turkey In Tel Aviv, That Denied By Stressing These Are Not True, The Allegations In Some News Reports Involving Some Inappropriate Expressions Relating To Israel Allegedly Made In Soma By H.e. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister Of The Republic Of Turkey.
QA-12, 17 May 2014
Mr.Doğan Işık, Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Tel Aviv made the statement in question upon instructions by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. On this occasion, we would like to emphasize once again that the expressions attributed to Prime Minister H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are totally untrue. Prime Minister H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has never made such expressions as alleged in the reports. We strongly condemn those asserting these baseless allegations.