Shah Mahmood Qureshi thanks Turkey for its steadfast support to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called his Turkish Counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Friday to thank him for Turkey’s steadfast support to Pakistan on a range of issues.


Talking to the Turkish foreign minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that this support reflected the commitment of Pakistan and Turkey to stand by each other.

Briefing the Turkish foreign minister on the situation after the Pulwama incident, Qureshi stated that Pakistan had asked India to share any actionable information it had enabling Pakistan to help in the investigation.

The foreign minister appreciated Turkey’s understanding of Pakistan’s position on different issues and its continued support. He shared that excellent relations between the two brotherly countries had been further reinforced after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Turkey on January 3-4, 2019. During the visit the two sides had agreed to transform Pakistan-Turkey relations into a new enhanced strategic partnership.

Expressing complete understanding of Pakistan’s position, the Turkish foreign minister conveyed that Turkey rejected the accusations against Pakistan in the Pulwama attack.

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu also underscored the need for dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve all outstanding issues. He stated that the issue of Kashmir needed to be resolved through dialogue and in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions.

The Turkish foreign minister also conveyed that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Pakistan after the local elections in Turkey.

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