ISLAMABAD: Delegation-level talks were held between Turkey and Pakistan, in which Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that bilateral relations could be transformed into a strategic partnership.

According to details, delegation-level talks were held between Turkey and Pakistan at the Foreign Ministry. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Turkish counterpart led the delegations.

Congratulating the Turkish Foreign Minister on the awarding of Hilal-e-Pakistan, the Foreign Minister said that the visit of the Turkish President to Pakistan further strengthened the ties.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi congratulated on the discovery of new gas reserves in Turkey and said that weak economies need to be supported in view of Corona, the two countries can turn bilateral ceremonies into a strategic partnership, issuing e-visas for Turkish businessmen.

He said that serious human rights violations were going on in occupied Kashmir and the international community should urge India to deploy impartial observers.

Referring to Afghanistan, the Foreign Minister said that efforts were being made for peace in Afghanistan, Afghan leaders and members of the Velosi Jirga visited Pakistan and Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Afghanistan at the invitation of the Afghan President and agreed on a comprehensive roadmap to strengthen bilateral relations.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Pakistan supported Azerbaijan’s position on Kornokalabach and Pakistan was committed to a two-state solution with regard to Palestine.

The Turkish Foreign Minister thanked for the warm welcome and hinted at continuing joint efforts for mutual cooperation and said that we consider Pakistan as our second home.

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