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Statement Of The Spokesman Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Of Turkey In Response To A Question , 18.12.2008

Azam al-Ahmad, member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, has come to Turkey as the special representative of the President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas and given information on the Peace Process and the developments on Palestinian national reconciliation efforts. He has conveyed the desire of President Abbas for Turkey’s contribution to these efforts. However, contrary to the news published in Al Mustaqbal newspaper, no proposal has been made from our side.

Nevertheless, Turkey supports all efforts aimed at the establishment of peace and stability in the Middle East. Accordingly, if requested and a concrete demand is made, Turkey stands ready to contribute to all efforts for peace and conciliation.