Sun. Jul 25th, 2021

PM Imran thanks Erdogan for raising voice for occupied Kashmir

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday addressed a joint press conference in Islamabad after the 2 countries signed MoUs for cooperation in numerous areas.

In his speech, Prime Minister Imran said people had greatly appreciated President Erdogan’s speech earlier these days for the duration of a joint section of the parliament. He reiterated that if the Turkish leader fought an election from Pakistan, he could do a “clean sweep”.

He thanked Erdogan, who is on a two-day go to to Pakistan, on the country’s behalf for speaking up towards Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir.

He mentioned that at least 8 million Kashmiris have been under Indian siege for over six months, at the same time as Kashmiri leaders have been put in jail. “They haven’t any rights … They’re living in fear,” he added. Kashmir is a disputed territory in line with United Nations resolutions.

He said the Pakistan-Turkey change relationship will see a brand new technology with contemporary signing of MoUs for strategic financial cooperation. Through timelines, the cooperation being carried out among Pakistan and Turkey will benefit each the international locations, he added.

Prime Minister Imran stated Pakistan backs Turkey concerning its troubles with terrorism emanating from the Syria border. He stated that besides Kashmir, Turkey had supported Pakistan on the issue of the FATF as nicely, including that the two countries “stand together” with regards to strategic global problems.

“Our cooperation other than politics and economy is essential because they (Turkey) have an advanced film enterprise. We need to develop content with them to deal with Islamophobia in order that we will take a stand towards the incorrect portrayal of Muslims,” PM said.