Dhaka August 24 2022 :
Turkey welcomed President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas and his delegation on August 23 2022.
As always, Turkey will continue our solidarity with the Palestinian people and our support for the Palestinian cause in the strongest possible way.
Palestine always has a special place in the hearts of our country and our people.
Turkey, which recognizes the Palestinian State from the moment it was declared, defends the vision of a two-state solution on every platform.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in a release expressed and remarked that We are expressing our reaction to Israel’s attacks openly and clearly.
We brought our two injured Palestinian puppies to our country by ambulance last week for their treatment.
I wish Allah mercy our martyr brothers, condolences to their relatives, I wish quick recovery to our wounded.
We do not accept in any way matuf actions to change the status of Jerusalem and Mosque Aqsa.
We convey our sensitivity and expectations in these matters in the most openly and directly to our Israeli contacts.
Steps taken in our relations with Israel will not in any way reduce our support for the Palestinian cause.
On the contrary, our Palestinian brothers also state that these steps will contribute to the resolution of the Palestinian issue and improving the situation of the Palestinian people.
Humanitarian and development aid to Palestine will continue.
We did not include Palestine in some of the restrictions we have applied to protect our food security due to the Russia-Ukraine war.
The Chenin Free Industrial Zone project is being implemented by TOBB.
The construction of Jerusalem University’s Dormitory was completed this summer with the support of TIKA and was taken over by our Maarif Foundation.
I was extremely touched that my late mother’s name was given in this country to serve our youth, the future of Palestine.
We continue our financial and food assistance to the UN Aid Agency for Palestinian Refugees as in previous years.
We also support Palestinian institutions in the field of arts and culture.
We promote tourism to Palestine, especially to Jerusalem.
Once again, we underline that the establishment of an independent Palestinian State with its capital Jerusalem on the borders of 1967, on the basis of the United Nations parameters, is a necessity for the peace and stability of our entire region.