PM Imran Khan lauds President Erdogan’s statement on Kashmir during UNGA address

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday, lauded Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statement on Kashmir during the latter’s virtual address in United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

PM Imran Khan took to social media to express his gratitude for the Turkish premiere for his continuous support to Pakistan on Kashmir issue.

“Deeply appreciate President Erdogan once again raising his voice in support of the rights of the Kashmiri people during his address to UNGA. Turkey’s unwavering support remains a source of strength for the Kashmiris in their legitimate struggle for self determination,” PM Imran Khan tweeted.

The development comes as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his virtual speech at UNGA highlighted Kashmir issue stating that the resolution of the dispute is essential to lasting peace in South Asia.

“The Kashmir conflict which is also key to the peace and stability of South Asia is still a burning issue,” he said.

“Steps taken following abolition of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir further complicated the problem,” he added.

Furthermore, President Erdogan said that Turkey is in favour of solving this issue via dialogue within the framework of United Nations Resolutions and especially in line with the expectations of the people of Kashmir.