Turkey: «Hey Trump, what are you trying to do?» — Erdogan lambasts Jerusalem declaration

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounced US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital city, speaking in Ankara on Thursday. «Hey Trump, what are you trying to do? What kind of approach is this? Political leaders do not exist to stir up the trouble but they exist to create peace,» said Erdogan. US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the... Еще capital of Israel on Wednesday in a live televised address from Washington D.C. and started the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv. The decision caused an immediate outrage and fury from Palestinians, with Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh calling for a «new intifada» against Israel. Israel has always claimed Jerusalem as its capital while Palestinians demand that annexed East Jerusalem becomes the capital of a future Palestinian state.

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