The Turkish Foreign Ministry ordered Israeli Ambassador Eitan Naeh to leave the country for consultations for an undetermined period of time. Turkish press was invited to film the spectacle, prompting Israel to respond in kind.
In a statement issued by the Israeli foreign ministry, Gurcan Turkoglu, was summoned and asked to return to his country, considering latest development on bilateral relations between Jerusalem and Ankara.
Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs' logo, May 16, 2018. Erdogan this week has accused Israel of "genocide" and told Netanyahu he is leading an "apartheid state" while having the "blood of Palestinians" on his hands.
"It was a real hazing", an Israeli source was quoted as saying by public broadcaster Kan.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Tuesday that a planned summit this week of the worlds main pan-Islamic body would send a "strong message" after Israeli forces killed dozens of Palestinians along the Gaza border.
Jerusalem Consul-General Hüsnü Gürcan Türkoğlu also represents Turkey to the Palestinian Authority.
Turkey has expressed outrage over the killing by Israeli forces on Monday of 60 Palestinians during protests and clashes on the Gaza border and also blamed tensions on the U.S. decision to move its embassy for Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.
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Most of the 61 Palestinians killed on Monday were shot by Israeli snipers, Gaza's health ministry has said. However, a number of Conservative MPs defended Israel, with Ross Thomson accusing Hamas of "using civilians as a cover to incite violence".
Erdogan's phone call with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir came after at least 62 Palestinian demonstrators were martyred and hundreds injured by cross-border Israeli gunfire on Monday.
There have been demonstrations against Israel in Istanbul and in the capital Ankara.
Erdogan, now on a visit to Britain, had on Monday stepped up his rhetoric, accusing Israel of "state terror" and "genocide" over the killings.
"Erdogan is among Hamas' biggest supporters and there is no doubt that he well understands terrorism and slaughter", Netanyahu said.
"Netanyahu - the Prime Minister of the state in which the acts of apartheid, which occupies the land of defenseless people during 60 years in violation of United Nations resolutions".
The Turkish president added, "Want a lesson in humanity?"