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Turkish ambassador says support for Palestine will never cease

May 10, 2016 at 11:19 am

The Turkish ambassador to the Palestinian Authority has said that Turkey will continue to provide economic and political support for the Palestinian people and their cause. Mustafa Sarnıç made his pledge during a conference in Gaza on Monday.

Ambassador Sarnıç pointed out that the government in Ankara has provided nearly $400 million in aid and support to the Palestinian people over the past ten years. He described the humanitarian situation of the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank as “unbearable”.

The conference was organised under the ambassador’s patronage. The topic was “Turkey and the Palestinian Cause: Challenges and Aspirations”.