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UN should resolve Kashmir issue in peaceful manner: Turkey

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

The UN should resolve the issue in a peaceful manner and supports Pakistan's efforts to find a peaceful solution, said Friday as he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart here.

During their talks, both sides agreed to enhance the bilateral economic and strategic cooperation.

supported the view that the issue should be resolved by the UN in a peaceful manner, Cavusoglu said during a joint press conference with Qureshi here.

"The (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) group that has been formed over in the UN, we will stand with and try to make it successful," the Turkish said.

Qureshi said that supported Pakistan's effort for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue at the UN.

At the UN conference there will be a separate meeting on Kashmir on the side. It happens every year but it is different this time because a new UN report has come out which sheds light on Kashmir, Qureshi said.

Turkey has been backing on the Kashmir issue.

Turkish last year had advocated a multilateral dialogue to resolve the Kashmir issue. India, however, asserted that the Kashmir issue is an bilateral matter between and

Cavusoglu said and suffered more than any other nation due to terrorism.

Qureshi said that the Turkish assured support for Pakistan at the

He said that the two sides also discussed the regional situation including in Afghanistan, and Kashmir.

he Turkish foreign minister congratulated Qureshi and on forming the new government in Pakistan.

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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 18:05 IST