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Kerry says U.S. finds Erdogan Zionism comments "objectionable"
March 1, 2013 / 4:03 PM / 5 years ago

Kerry says U.S. finds Erdogan Zionism comments "objectionable"

ANKARA (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the United States found a comment by Turkey’s prime minister likening Zionism to crimes against humanity “objectionable”.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu during their meeting at Ankara Palas in Ankara March 1, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS)

“We not only disagree with it, we found it objectionable,” Kerry told a news conference with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, saying he raised the issue directly with Davutoglu and would do so with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan.

Reporting by Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Alison Williams

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