Turkey to send fact-finding mission to Kashmir

Turkey to send fact-finding mission to Kashmir

The adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Special Assistant Tariq Fatemi, Turkey’s foreign minister and other officials also attended the meeting, it said.

Turkey would send a fact-finding mission to Kashmir in its capacity as the chair of human rights commission of the Oorganisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group, media report said today.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said this during a meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly session underway in New York.

"Premier Sharif met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan where he also raised the issue of ongoing human rights abuses by Indian troops in IOK," reported Dawn News.

Sharif, it said, thanked the Turkish president for his support.

The adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Special Assistant Tariq Fatemi, Turkey’s foreign minister and other officials also attended the meeting, it said.

“Turkey and Pakistan are inseparable countries. We are friends forever.”

It reported that Erdogan said Turkey and Pakistan have always been and will continue to remain strong and steadfast partners in bringing peace in their respective regions as well as in the Muslim world.