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Turkish PM storms off in Gaza row
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1.       thehandsom
7403 posts
 29 Jan 2009 Thu 09:56 pm

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stormed off the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos after an argument with Israel´s president.


Mr Erdogan clashed with Shimon Peres in a discussion on the recent fighting in the Gaza Strip, telling him: "You are killing people."
Mr Peres said Mr Erdogan would have done the same had rockets hit Istanbul.

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/davos/7859417.stm

 

Wow!!

2.       catwoman
8933 posts
 29 Jan 2009 Thu 11:01 pm

Hihihi, I was just going to quote the same article!

3.       Roswitha
4132 posts
 29 Jan 2009 Thu 11:05 pm

Palestinian Fishermen Resist Water Cannon Assault

 

 

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PVoHhuZqrQ

 

4.       alameda
3499 posts
 29 Jan 2009 Thu 11:18 pm

Yes...interestingly....


Istael May Retaliate Against Turkey by Recognizing the Armenian Genocide

 

 

..............so it seems truth isn´t the issue.



5.       Queent
183 posts
 29 Jan 2009 Thu 11:26 pm

 

Quoting thehandsom

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stormed off the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos after an argument with Israel´s president.


Mr Erdogan clashed with Shimon Peres in a discussion on the recent fighting in the Gaza Strip, telling him: "You are killing people."
Mr Peres said Mr Erdogan would have done the same had rockets hit Istanbul.

...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/davos/7859417.stm

 

Wow!!

 

why should someone hit Ýstanbul by rockets....(some people lose brain in their late years)



Edited (2/5/2009) by Queent
Edited (2/16/2009) by Queent [changed my mind ]

6.       thehandsom
7403 posts
 29 Jan 2009 Thu 11:41 pm

 

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=ITWw9b0k7cE

7.       Melek74
1506 posts
 29 Jan 2009 Thu 11:45 pm

Is this a good thing that he stormed off?

 

I don´t know, for some reason, politicians that have no control over their emotions make me a bit nervous.

8.       libralady
5152 posts
 29 Jan 2009 Thu 11:49 pm

 

Quoting Melek74

Is this a good thing that he stormed off?

 

I don´t know, for some reason, politicians that have no control over their emotions make me a bit nervous.

 

 I understand where you are coming from, but this proves they are real people who have emotions! 

9.       thehandsom
7403 posts
 29 Jan 2009 Thu 11:50 pm

 

Quoting Melek74

Is this a good thing that he stormed off?

 

I don´t know, for some reason, politicians that have no control over their emotions make me a bit nervous.

 

I agree with you..

And also, I think, he is playing into internal politics as well. Because there will be local elections very soon..

I am sure Turkish foreign diplomats are tearing their hair off right now..

10.       tinababy
1096 posts
 30 Jan 2009 Fri 12:09 am

 

Quoting thehandsom

I agree with you..

And also, I think, he is playing into internal politics as well. Because there will be local elections very soon..

I am sure Turkish foreign diplomats are tearing their hair off right now..

 

 not good politics maybe but good viewing! At least we are talking about what is happening!

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