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Turkish PM Lashes Out At Israeli President During Gaza Debate,Walks Off Stage.

Raw video : Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan walked off the stage on Thursday at the World Economic Forum after a panel moderator interrupted his speech over his criticism to Israeli President Shimon Peres on Gaza.

Turkish PM Translation :

Erdogan said that "I remember two former prime ministers in your country who said they felt very happy when they were able to enter Palestine on tanks," he said in Turkish.

"I find it very sad that people applaud what you said. There have been many people killed. And I think that it is very wrong and it is not humanitarian," he said.

Ignatius said "We can't start the debate again. We just don't have time."

Erdogan said "Please let me finish." Ignatius responded "We really do need to get people to dinner."

The Turkish premier then said, "Thank you very much. Thank you very much. Thank you very much. I don't think I will

Added: Jan-29-2009 Occurred On: Jan-29-2009
By: barnesy
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