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US condemns Erdogan ‘anti-Semitic’ remarks

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Washington (AFP) – The United States on Tuesday sharply criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for what it called “anti-Semitic” remarks amid his denunciations of Israel’s strikes in Gaza. “The United States strongly condemns President Erdogan’s recent anti-Semitic comments regarding the Jewish people and finds them reprehensible,” State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement. “We urge President Erdogan and other Turkish leaders to refrain from incendiary remarks, which could incite further violence,” he said. Erdogan, whose political roots are in Islamism, has champione…

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