PRESIDENT ERDOGAN SPEAKS TO PM KHAN

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called Prime Minister Imran Khan via telephone and discussed matters related to bilateral relations and regional issues with him. PM Imran Khan briefed the Turkish president of the current situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir. They also discussed the Afghan crisis. Pakistani PM assured Erdogan of his full support for peace […]

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PAKISTAN, TURKEY AND MALAYSIA HOLD TALKS IN JEDDAH

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has discussed OIC reforms with his Turkish and Malaysian counterparts. The trilateral talks were held on the sidelines of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in Jeddah. Qureshi said the reforms should keep in view principles and regulations of transparency and merit. He said Pakistan wants OIC to be […]

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US HITS OUT AT GERMANY AND TURKEY OVER COMMITMENTS

US Vice President Mike Pence has strongly criticized Turkey over its approaches to NATO commitments. On the other hand, President Donald Trump has expressed concerns over Germany’s willingness to spend on their defense system. Rifts within the he North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) were painfully exposed during the celebration of its 70th anniversary. Speaking at […]

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TURKISH RULING PARTY WINS LOCAL ELECTIONS DESPITE DEFEAT IN TWO MAJOR CITIES

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK party has won local elections despite losing in the capital Ankara and in the country’s economic hub Istanbul. President Erdogan, in an address to the nation, said fifty-six percent of municipalities in Turkey will be run by his Justice and Development Party. Speaking from the balcony of his […]

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