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Erdogan visits Palestinian wounded in Turkish hospital

August 25, 2014 at 2:40 pm

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday visited a number of injured Palestinians who are receiving treatment in Ankara.

Several Turkish officials accompanied Erdogan’s in his visit, which lasted for two hours. Erdogan was updated on the health conditions of the Palestinians, who were wounded in the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip and transported by the Turkish ministry of health for treatment in Turkey.

During his visit, Erdogan spoke with some of the wounded, who included five children. He recorded his thoughts in the journals of some of the wounded.

In recent days Turkish Airlines transported around 50 Palestinian wounded from Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport to Ankara and Istanbul. This airlift is part of a Turkish plan to treat 200 Palestinians wounded in the ongoing Israeli war on Gaza.