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April 22, 2013 7:46 am

Report: Erdogan Refuses Kerry Request to Delay Gaza Visit

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Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan. Photo: Wilson Dias.

Ynet  – US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to postpone his visit to Gaza in order to prevent disruptions to efforts to restart the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.

Reports in Turkey said Erdogan refused the request. Meanwhile, US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is in Israel to discuss developments in Syria and Iran.

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