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Palestine–Turkey relations

Palestine–Turkey relations
Map indicating locations of Palestine and Turkey

Palestine

Turkey

The Palestine–Turkey relations refer to the current and historical bilateral relationship between Turkey and Palestine.

Turkey's aid has been a source of humanitarian relief to Palestine, especially since the start of the Blockade of the Gaza Strip.[1]

History

In spite of Turkey's constructive relations with Israel, diplomacy between Turkey and the Palestinian National Authority has been relatively strong and helpful, especially when Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took action in verbally countering Israel's standoff against Gaza fighters. Historically, Palestine was under Turkish (Ottoman Empire) rule for four hundred years prior to the days of the British Mandate of Palestine.[2] Ottoman rulers heavily restricted zionist immigration waves during its rule. Turkey has sought to steal Egypt's role as mediator in the Intra-Palestinian reconciliation process. it, along with Qatar, provides the hamas movement with political humanitarian and diplomatic support. Hamas members regularly seek asylum in turkey and have met with president erdogan. However, some analysts believe that Turkey is only using the Palestinian cause to advance its regional agenda and because it is highly popular among the Turkish public.

Turkey welcomed a UN vote on 30 November 2012, giving Palestine non-member statehood in the world body, saying the dramatic gesture would bolster the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Over 129,000 Palestinian families to receive food aid from Turkey." United Nations, 2 August 2012.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Palestinian UN statehood bid gets thumbs-up". 29 November 2012.



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