Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Nov. 9 urged the Muslim world to pressure on Israel in a joint effort in his private meeting with Iranian President İbrahim Reisi.
Erdoğan expressed that he believed “the Muslim world” should come together and put pressure on Israel about its attacks in Gaza. Erdoğan was in a closed-door meeting with Iran President İbrahim Reisi for the 16th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization in Uzbekistan.
The parties discussed the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the necessary steps for a solution in the meeting, according to the statement from the Presidential Communications Directorate.
President Erdoğan reiterated Turkey’s readiness to act as a guarantor state, and said, “the Muslim world has to come together and increase their pressure on Israel.”
On Oct. 16, Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan proposed a formula of “guarantor states” to oversee a two-state solution for the Israel-Palestine conflict. According to this formula, a treaty would be signed by Israel and Palestine, and guarantor countries to both sides would be responsible for ensuring that treaty requirements were fulfilled.