Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas decorated Turkey's Consul General in Jerusalem Ambassador Ercan Ozer with the "Jerusalem Star Medal" on Saturday.


Receiving Ambassador Ozer and his wife, Abbas thanked Ozer for his services made to Palestine.

Abbas also thanked Ozer for Turkey's contributions to the Palestinian issue.

President Abbas decorated Ambassador Ozer with Palestine's top state medal "Jerusalem Star Medal". This medal is generally presented to those who have served the Palestinian cause.

Ambassador Ozer is the first foreign diplomat to receive the "Jerusalem Star Medal".

Ozer will retire after returning to Turkey in mid-November.

News: AA

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