‘Jerusalem is ours’: Behind Erdogan’s remarkable claim – Haaretz.com

To Turkey’s leader, what’s good for Hagia Sophia, Istanbul’s church-turned-mosque, is apparently appropriate for Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre as well Recep Tayyip Erdogan has news for Jerusalemites: “Jerusalem is ours. One of our cities,” the Turkish president declared last Thursday at the opening of the legislative session of the Turkish parliament in Ankara. …

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