Turkey MFA summons Iran ambassador
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Turkey issued a statement informing that the Iranian ambassador to Ankara was summoned to the ministry, and in connection with some Iranian media reports, informed Sözcü daily of Turkey.
The Iranian diplomat was told that the Turkish MFA strongly condemns the Iranian media which attempt to see a connection between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to Saudi Arabia and the latter’s execution of a Shia Muslim cleric, several hours thereafter.
The statement noted that the news services which are linked to some state agencies also spread such news.
Erdoğan had stated that the execution of this Shia Muslim cleric was an internal affair of Saudi Arabia.