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Turkey Brings Wounded Gazans to Ankara Hospitals

Turkey is evacuating wounded Gazans to hospitals in Ankara, in cooperation with Israel and Egypt.

The first four patients, three women and a boy, arrived at Ankara airport Monday morning.

A Turkish air ambulance departed for Israel late Sunday night to pick up the four patients, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

President-elect, Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the announcement following his electoral victory acknowledgment.

Permission to use Israeli and Egyptian air space for the venture was requested last week by Turkey’s foreign minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, according to numerous international media.

Ultimately, “in the first stage we plan to bring to Turkey, and treat, maybe 200 patients,” Davutoglu said Monday morning while greeting the first batch of wounded at Ankara airport, according to the International Business Times.

However, Israeli government spokesperson Mark Regev categorically denied any knowledge of the operation or Israel having given permission for use of its air space. “I’ve heard nothing about it,” he told TheJewishPress.com.

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9 Responses to “Turkey Brings Wounded Gazans to Ankara Hospitals”

  1. They can take all of them.

  2. İlker Tosun says:

    We took also all the Spanish Jews at 1492. At the Second World War, a lot of European Jews escaped from Germany to Turkey. Do you remember?There is a huge synagogue in my city (Edirne). We have restorated it. We are not anti-semitic.

  3. WHERE DID YOU GO TO SCHOOL FAT ASS.
    ILKER TOSUN????
    THERE IS NO 1492..????
    REALY??? DUMM ASS…
    1942

  4. Izik Izik says:

    Take them all and keep them

  5. Izik Izik says:

    Take them all and keep them

  6. Better in Turkish hospitals! They know how to treat jihadists

  7. Better in Turkish hospitals! They know how to treat jihadists

  8. Can we trust their new Pres. who is an Islamist and spews hateful comments towards us? Is there another motive behind this humanitarian looking act?

  9. Can we trust their new Pres. who is an Islamist and spews hateful comments towards us? Is there another motive behind this humanitarian looking act?

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