The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Israel has decided to temporarily close diplomatic missions in Turkey – the Embassy in Ankara and Consulate in Istanbul. Diplomats will continue to work from home.
One reason for this – events in Amman, where he was wounded a security guard at the Israeli Embassy. The second Turkish attack demonstrators in several synagogues on Saturday, July 22. Among the attacked and the Istanbul synagogue «Neve Shalom».
The evening of July 23 was attacked to guard the Israeli Embassy in Amman. He destroyed the attacker. However, Jordan, in contravention of international law, requires the issuance of Israelis who have immunity.
A few days ago, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Israel to take steps to resolve the situation on the Temple mount. He demanded to remove the metal detectors and to go back to the situation that was there prior to the attack on the soldiers.
«The Islamic world will not quietly watch the violence in the al-Aqsa mosque. I call on Israel to renounce violence and act in accordance with international law,» said Erdogan.