PM Imran lauds President Erdogan for supporting Kashmiris

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September 23, 2020

Turkey’s unwavering support remains a source of strength for the Kashmiris, says the premier

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During the UN General Assembly address on Tuesday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan termed the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan “a burning issue” and called for resolving it through dialogue. Photo: File

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday expressed 'deep appreciation' for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for once again speaking in support of the rights of the Kashmiri people during his address at United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

In a tweet, the premier hailed Turkey’s “unwavering support” and said that it remains “a source of strength” for the Kashmiris in their legitimate struggle for self-determination.

“Deeply appreciate President Erdogan once again raising his voice in support of the rights of the Kashmiri people during his address to UNGA. Turkey’s unwavering support remains a source of strength for the Kashmiris in their legitimate struggle for self-determination,” the prime minister wrote in a tweet.

During the UN General Assembly address on Tuesday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan termed the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan “a burning issue” and called for resolving it through dialogue.

“The Kashmir conflict, which is also key to the stability and peace of South Asia, is still a burning issue,” Erdogan said in a speech he made via video-link to the 193-member Assembly’s landmark 75th session.



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