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What’s the Turkish Public opinion regarding Hamas?

According to research conducted by MetroPOLL, the majority of the Turkish populace believes that Turkey should maintain a neutral position in the Israel-Hamas conflict. Only 11.3% support providing assistance to Hamas.

A full-fledged humanitarian crisis is unfolding in the region due to the conflict that has persisted in Gaza since October 7th.

Global reactions are mounting against Israel and Hamas, both of whom bear responsibility for the deaths of thousands of civilians.

Government Response to Israel

Following Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli, Turkish President and leader of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Tayyip Erdoğan, has also made accusatory statements against Israel concerning the Middle East conflicts.

In his speech, Erdoğan stated, “Hamas is not a terrorist organization; it’s a group of freedom fighters and mujahideen fighting to protect their land.”

What is the Turkish Public opinion regarding Hamas?

According to research carried out by MetroPOLL, most of the Turkish public believes that Turkey should remain impartial in the Israel-Hamas conflict.

34.5% favor Turkey maintaining a neutral stance.

18.1% believe that support should be extended to Palestine while keeping a distance from Hamas.

Only 11.3% advocate for offering support to Hamas.”

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