‘Jordan, Palestine and Saudi Arabia warn Israel against Turkey’

Source: Al Jazeera News

Saudi ArabiaJordan and Palestine have warned Israel on separate occasions about Turkey’s creeping influence in occupied East Jerusalem, according to a report by Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

The report notes that senior officials from the three Arab countries told Israel that Turkeywas “extending its influence in Arab neighbourhoods of Jerusalem” which they said was “part of an attempt by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to “claim ownership over the Jerusalem issue”.

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Israeli sources claimed to have been aware of Turkey’s expanding influence and say they have been monitoring Ankara’s efforts for more than a year.

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