‘I Wish the Israelis Died in Istanbul Attack,’ Erdogan Party Aide Tweets

Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The Associated Press

The Jerusalem Post reports:

An official from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AKP Party tweeted that she “wished the Israelis” who were said to be wounded in Saturday’s Istanbul suicide blast were dead.

Irem Aktas made the provocative tweet immediately after the attack.

Turkish sources said that Aktas is the head of the party’s media relations and women’s outreach department.

 

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