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Turkey's Erdogan says West Bank belongs to Palestinians

Turkey's Erdogan says West Bank belongs to Palestinians
FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the Israeli settlement of Beitar Illit in the Israeli-occupied West Bank April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun   -   Copyright  RONEN ZVULUN(Reuters)
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the West Bank belongs to Palestinians, after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins Tuesday’s election.

Erdogan said the move would be another occupation measure by Israel, and emphasized that Turkey will stand with Palestine.

(Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Sarah Dadouch; Editing by Jonathan Spicer)

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