There's no love lost between Iran's Hassan Rouhani and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu.
A summit of Islamic nations has issued a unified response to counter the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was "not impressed" by the declaration.
The hostility between Turkey and Israel has resurfaced over recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Meanwhile, in terms of economic relations, trade between the countries has been growing steadily.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called on Israel's prime minister to make "brave gestures" toward the Palestinian people. The two leaders fundamentally disagreed over the US decision on Jerusalem.
The Turkish president is trying to use the fight over Jerusalem to present himself as the leader of a Muslim coalition. But his shameless rants against Israel are hypocritical and transparent, says Daniel Heinrich.
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