Important meeting of FM Qureshi with his Turkish counterpart

Lahore, 20th June: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Antalya.

Foreign Minister Qureshi congratulated his Turkish counterpart on successfully organizing the Antalya Diplomacy Forum, which saw high-level attendance of global leaders. He noted that the Forum provided an excellent opportunity to discuss and engage on various contemporary global issues.

While taking stock of the excellent bilateral relations between the two countries, the two sides discussed the ongoing preparations for the 7th Session of the High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC) that will be held in Turkey this year.

The two Foreign Ministers exchanged views on the latest developments in the Afghan peace process and the withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan.

Foreign Minister Qureshi lauded Turkey’s valuable efforts and its outreach to various Afghan parties.

Underscoring Pakistan’s abiding interest in a peaceful, secure and stable Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Qureshi illustrated Pakistan’s consistent efforts to facilitate the Afghan peace process.

He expressed hope that the Afghan parties would seize the opportunity and work out an inclusive politically negotiated settlement.

It was Foreign Minister Qureshi’s third visit to Turkey in three months upon the invitation of Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu. The frequency of high-level interaction between the two sides reflects the strength of the bilateral relationship.

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