Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas decorated Turkey's Consul General Sakir Ozkan Torunlar with the "Order of the Star of Jerusalem" on Saturday at a meeting held at the Presidential Palace in Ramallah.
Order of the Star of Jerusalem is one of the highest levels of honors awarded to distinguished persons in recognition of the exemplary performance while serving in Palestine or abroad.
Speaking highly of Torunlar's support to Palestinians, Abbas conferred the "Order of the Star of Jerusalem" upon Torunlar in recognition of the role exerted to strengthen Palestinian - Turkey relations.
Torunlar said that Turkey would always continue to support the establishment of an independent Palestinian state, whose capital is Jerusalem.
AALast Mod: 16 Kasım 2013, 23:50