Pakistan: We will continue to support Turkey on the Northern Cyprus issue

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif

The Pakistani military participated in the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 and claims that Kashmir is occupied by India, Directus reported.

At the same time, Islamabad hypocritically supports Turkey's occupation of Cyprus that has been denounced by United Nations Security Council Resolution 541 and UN Security Council Resolution 550!

The provocative statements:

The Speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf stated that his country attaches great importance to its relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan and said, "Pakistan will continue to support Turkey's perspective on the 'Northern Cyprus' issue!"

Eşref and Azerbaijan National Assembly Speaker Sahiba Gafarova held a press conference after the Second Turkey-Pakistan-Azerbaijan Parliament Speakers' Tripartite Meeting hosted by the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mustafa Şentop.

 Raja Pervez Ashraf

Raja Pervez Eşref said that the meeting discussed increasing cooperation in areas of mutual interest and that they foresee that the three countries will develop cooperation in the fields of peace, security, trade, investment, science, technology, education and of civilization.

"Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan. Today's event is an indication of our shared goals of peace and prosperity. On this occasion, I would like to underline the following. We, as Pakistan, continue to support Azerbaijan in its legitimate cause, the cause of territorial integrity and its struggle against unjust occupation. We will continue to support Turkey's perspective on "Northern Cyprus". I would also like to thank Azerbaijan and Turkey for their support for the Kashmir issue under the UN Security Council resolutions.”

Eşref said that this meeting will be an important milestone for the relations of the three countries and will ensure the continuation of sincere relations between the three countries.

Noting that the Third Session of Turkey-Pakistan-Azerbaijan Parliament Speakers will be held in Pakistan's capital Islamabad next year, Eşref said, "I would like to see my counterparts from Azerbaijan and Turkey in Pakistan in 2023"!

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