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Erdogan: We Won’t Remain Silent to Any Israeli Attack on Lebanon

Visiting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday not to stand idle during any future Israeli attack on Lebanon or Gaza.

“You are asking us to remain silent while you enter Lebanon with the most advanced tanks and destroy schools and hospitals,” Erdogan said about Israel.

He made his comment during a speech at the Annual Arab Banking Conference in Beirut.

Turkey’s only objective in the region is peace and stability, Erdogan said.

The conference came ahead of a trip to south Lebanon to visit Turkish troops serving UNIFIL and inaugurate a Turkish-funded medical center that specializes in treating burn victims in Sidon.


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