The deputy chairman of Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party, Egemen Bagis, resigned Monday from the Turkish-Israeli interparliamentary friendship group over the deadly Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.
His move came after three other AKP deputies' resignations.
Bagis told Anatolian Agency he condemns
"I am confident that
"For these reasons, I wanted to announce that I have resigned from the Turkish-Israeli interparliamentary friendship group," he added.
Turkish Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Murat Mercan, and two other AKP deputies, Abdulkadir Emin Onen and Yahya Akman, also resigned Monday from the friendship group over the Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip.
Medical officials put the total Palestinian death toll since