The fierce reaction of Foreign Minister Israel Katz was caused by the meeting of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with the leader of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, in Istanbul.

“The Muslim Brotherhood alliance: Rapes, murders, desecration of bodies and burning babies,” Katz writes in a post on X that accompanies a photo of Erdogan and Haniyeh shaking hands.

“Shame on you Erdogan!” adds Katz.

Erdogan in the meeting with Haniyeh: Israel will pay the price of the oppression of the Palestinians

The assessment that Israel will one day pay the price of the oppression it exerts on the Palestinians, expressed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during his meeting with the President of the Political Bureau of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh in Istanbul.

During the meeting, President Erdogan was accompanied by Foreign Minister Xakan Fidan, MIT Director İbrahim Kalin, Director of Communications of the Turkish Presidency Fahrettin Altun and the President’s Chief Foreign Policy and Security Adviser Ambassador Akif Çağatay Kilic and Chief Adviser to the President Sefer Turan.

As stated in the announcement of the Turkish presidency, issues were discussed regarding Israel’s attacks on the Palestinian territories, and in particular Gaza, for which the subject of discussion was in particular what should be done to ensure the adequate and uninterrupted delivery of humanitarian aid as well as the fair and lasting peace process in the region.