Turkey always stood by Pakistan in the hour of trial, asserts Qureshi
Pakistan, Turkey for enhanced trade, security cooperation for regional peace, stability
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to further bolster their trade, economic, investment and defense relations.
The understanding came during delegation level talks between both the countries in Islamabad on Friday in which Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi represented Pakistani side while the Turkish side by its Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Addressing a joint news conference Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday assured Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi of his country's support in the bid to find a peaceful solution to the Kashmir issue.
Cavusoglu, who arrived in Islamabad on Thursday for high-level discussions with Pakistani officials, held a meeting with FM Qureshi at the Foreign Office today, following which the two addressed a joint press conference.
FM Qureshi said that Turkey has agreed to support Pakistan's bid for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue at the UN. "At the United Nations con- ference there will be a separate conference on Kashmir on the side. It happens every year but it is different this time because a new UN report has come out which sheds light on the Indiaoccupied Kashmir.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu shaking hands.