Erdogan speaks to Abbas and Hamas chief amid Temple Mount violence

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows to mobilize the world to stop Israeli “terror,” in phone calls placed to Palestinian leaders during a surge in violence in Jerusalem.

More than 300 people were reported wounded in clashes Monday between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Erdogan places separate calls to Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh to denounce Israel’s actions and extend support.

The Turkish leader pledged “he will do everything in his power to mobilize the world, starting with the Islamic world, to stop Israel’s terror and occupation,” his office says.

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