Turkey reiterates support for Pakistan's stance on Kashmir

Published: June 22, 2017
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Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yaldarim. PHOTO: ISPR

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yaldarim. PHOTO: ISPR

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yaldarim reiterated his support for Pakistan’s stance on Kashmir, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on an official visit to Turkey, thanked the premier on Turkish support to Pakistan in various international fora.

According to the military’s media wing, both discussed matters related to regional security and commonality of challenges facing the two brotherly countries.

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PM Yaldarim appreciated the positive role that Pakistan plays in the region as well as in the larger Muslim world.

“Pakistan and Turkey share same stance on many issues and Pakistan supports Turkey’s position on Cyprus as well as its efforts against terrorism of all hue and colour,” the army chief said.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • gp65
    Jun 22, 2017 - 11:53PM

    Well, when Erdogan visited India, he never mentioned Kashmir. This is a fact.Recommend

  • Virkaul
    Jul 11, 2017 - 12:43PM

    Where did Turkey ever talk of Kashmir? The statement is that of ISPR in the press release.Recommend

  • Virkaul
    Jul 11, 2017 - 12:52PM

    None of Turkish newspapers mentioned this. Look at Hurriyat Daily Times.Recommend

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