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Defence Minister, Turkish Ambassador discuss regional security

"Pakistan and Turkiye enjoy exemplary fraternal relations"



Defence Minister, Turkish Ambassador discuss regional security
GNN Media: Representational Photo

Islamabad: Ambassador of Turkiye Mehmet Pacaci called on Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The meeting expressed satisfaction over bilateral understanding on regional and global emerging situations and areas of common interest, including security, counter-terrorism and tackling the developing situations in the region.

Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said Pakistan and Turkiye enjoy exemplary fraternal relations based on common faith, culture, values, civilization and historical linkages, mutual trust and support.

He emphasized that Pakistan-Turkiye bilateral relations have been institutionalized under the forum of the High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council.

The Minister appreciated the defence engagement between Pakistan and Turkiye with a focus on building Pakistan's capabilities through defence industrial collaboration and regular exchange of training, delegations, courses and joint exercises. 

Highlighting Indian brutalities in Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Khawaja Asif stressed that a just solution of Kashmir issue is inevitable for lasting peace in the region under UN Resolutions.