Turkey rejects Indian accusations against Pakistan about Pulwama incident

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February 22,2019

Turkish foreign minister said that Turkey rejected Indian accusations against Pakistan

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Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday called his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu to thank him for Turkey’s ‘steadfast support’ to Pakistan on a range of issues and said this support reflected the commitment of Pakistan and Turkey to stand by each other.

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

While briefing the Turkish foreign minister on the emerging situation in the wake of the incident, he stated that Pakistan had asked India to share any actionable information it had enabling Pakistan to help in an investigation into the attack.

Qureshi appreciated Turkey’s understanding of Pakistan’s position on different issues and its continued support which have been further reinforced after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Turkey in this year.

During the PM's visit, the two sides had agreed to transform Pakistan-Turkey relations into a new enhanced strategic partnership, he added.

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


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