The City Council declares Turkey twin cities of Istanbul and Gaza
Istanbul city council in a meeting on Thursday (17 / 6) said it will build closer relationships by making the city of Istanbul in Turkey have been a twin city of Gaza in Palestine that the blockade, in the context of the continued support of the Turkish people against the Palestinians, particularly the Gaza Strip blockade that has been in almost four years.
The proposal to establish a sister city of Istanbul and Gaza submitted by the Saadet party members and a majority of city council members support it, while city council members who rejected the proposal are those of the republican party is the opposition of this proposal.
This city council resolution will be submitted to the mayor of Istanbul for approval, in addition to the city council also condemned the massacres carried out by the Zionist Israeli army against the humanitarian activist who was in the ship Mavi Marmara which resulted in the deaths of nine Turkish citizens and wounded dozens more. (FQ / pic)