Showing posts with label Balfour Declaration. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Balfour Declaration. Show all posts

Sunday, April 16, 2017

More Than 12,000 Sign UK Petition Demanding Apology for Balfour Declaration

More than 12,000 people have signed the petition demanding British authorities apologize to Palestinians for the so-called Balfour Declaration, a letter sent by then-UK Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Walter Rothschild, the second Baron Rothschild and a leader of the British Jewish community, back in 1917. In the letter, the British government formally endorsed the idea of creating a Jewish state on Palestinian territory.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.