Turkish President Accuses the West of Being Behind Paris Attacks

(Daily Mail-UK) Sara Malm - Turkish President Erdogan on Monday suggested French security forces are to blame for the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last week, since the culprits had recently served prison sentences. He added, "French citizens carry out such a massacre, and Muslims pay the price....Games are being played with the Islamic world, we need to be aware of this." "As Muslims, we've never taken part in terrorist massacres. Behind these lie racism, hate-speech and Islamophobia." Erdogan also denounced Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu for attending a solidarity rally in France on Sunday with other world leaders. The Mayor of Ankara, Melih Gokcek, told the Financial Times he was convinced the Israeli intelligence service Mossad was behind the attacks.

2015-01-14 00:00:00

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