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  • India tells Turkey not to 'interfere in internal affairs' after Erdogan visit to Pakistan

    India on Saturday took exception to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's unequivocal support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) and told Turkey to "not interfere in India's internal affairs...

    ”“We call upon the Turkish leadership not to interfere in India’s internal affairs and develop a proper understanding of the facts, including the grave threat posed by terrorism emanating from Pakistan to India and the region,”...

  • Germany, Turkey fail to break deadlock over air base visit

    The Incirlik base in southern Turkey, used for raids against IS in Syria, has been at the centre of a dispute between the Nato allies since Ankara blocked a visit by German parliamentarians last month...

    “Right now it is possible to visit the Nato base in Konya [in central Turkey], not Incirlik,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a joint press conference with Gabriel in Ankara...

  • Iranian FM puts off visit to Turkey at last minute

    ANKARA: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday postponed a scheduled visit to Turkey, officials said, with mystery surrounding the reason for the last-minute cancellation...

    The visit had been expected to touch on the Syria crisis, which has caused profound disagreement between Tehran and Ankara, with Iran one of the last allies of Turkey’s arch foe President Bashar al Assad...

  • Merkel begins Turkey trip with visit to refugee camp

    NIZIP: German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited a refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border on Saturday, kicking off a high-stakes visit aimed at boosting a month-old migrant deal plagued by moral and legal concerns...

    “Welcome to Turkey, the country that hosts the most refugees in the world,” read a huge banner hanging over the entrance to the camp, which hosts some 5,000 people in row upon row of white and beige prefabricated...

  • PM should have cancelled Turkey visit, says Imran

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should have cancelled his Turkey visit to announce the launch of operation Raddul Fasaad himself...

    Answering various questions about the recent wave of terrorism in the country, Mr Khan also opined that PM Sharif should have cancelled his three-day visit to Turkey to announce waging a war against those who were responsible for attacking...

  • Turkey gifts tea-processing plant to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock has sent a latest automatic tea-processing plant to Pakistan as a gift in recognition of the country’s tea-growing efforts...

    Spread over 50 acres, this is Pakistan’s first tea garden where black and green tea is produced...

  • Pakistan, Turkey agree to enhance trade ties

    While addressing a joint press stakeout with the Turkish leader on Friday, Mr Abbasi praised Turkey for supporting the people of India-held Kashmir (IHK), who were fighting for their right to self-determination, as well as raising a voice for Rohingya Muslims and Palestinians who were victims of terrorism...

    Mr Abbasi said Pakistan would continue to provide all possible support to Turkey on issues of national interest, including...

  • No military solution to Afghan conflict, agree Pakistan and Turkey

    Asif "reaffirmed Pakistan’s strong desire for further strengthening strategic partnership between the two countries through increased cooperation in political, economic, defence and people-to-people ties" in his meeting with Erdogan, the FO said...

    "Erdogan reiterated Turkey’s unflinching commitment to broaden and expand brotherly relations between the two countries," the statement said...

  • Pakistan, Turkey to work for peace in Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Turkey on Tuesday vowed to work together for peace and stability in Afgha­nistan, said the Foreign Office here at the conclusion of Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif’s visit to Ankara...

    Mr Asif was in Turkey on the third leg of his outreach for consultations with like-minded countries in the region in the aftermath of the announcement of the new US policy on Afghanis­tan and South Asia...

  • Pakistan-Turkey defence cooperation to be enhanced

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Turkey agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in defence field after ministers from both the countries were given a comprehensive review of cooperation between the two states, particularly the ongoing defence industry projects...

    Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain and Minister for National Defence of Turkey Nurettin Canikli met in Ankara on Friday and agreed to increase mutual contact...

  • Pakistan, Turkey explore business opportunities

    ISLAMABAD: The growing Turkish involvement in socio-economic development of Pakistan is a clear manifestation of the desire of the leadership on both sides to transform this strong political and cultural relationship into a robust economic partnership...

    This was stated by Charge d’ Affaires of Pakistan Syed Ali Asad Gilani while speaking at the Pakistan-Turkey Business Oppor­tunities Conference on Saturday, organised by the...

  • Pakistan supports Turkey's stance on Cyprus, COAS tells Turkish PM

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa met with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yaldarim on Thursday during an official visit to Turkey and expressed his support of the country's position on Cyprus, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said...

    "Pakistan and Turkey share the same stance on many issues," the COAS said...

  • Turkey's FM presses Pakistan on schools, says linked to coup suspect Gulen

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan promised Turkey's visiting foreign minister on Tuesday it would investigate a network of schools Ankara wants shut for alleged links to the US-based Muslim cleric it blames for last month's coup attempt...

    The request by Turkey is part of an international campaign by President Tayyip Erdogan against the interests of Fethullah Gulen and his religious movement...

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