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Turkish Army, Naval chiefs visit Qatar to intensify ties

ANKARA — Turkey’s Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar arrived in Qatar as part of an official visit on March 11, 2018. According to Turkey’s official Anatolia news agency Sunday, the  Army Chief is accompanied by Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces Vice Admiral Adnan Ozbal. The high-level officials visit has intensified bilateral relationship during last few months and both ... Read More »

128 countries reject US Jerusalem move, Pakistan welcomes UNGA resolution

World’s big nations conveyed a strong message by principally stand with Palestine, says Maleeha Lodhi The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly rejected the Trump administration’s decision to recognize the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by a 128-9 vote. The diplomats gathered in New York City ignored United States objections and approved a nonbinding resolution calling on countries ... Read More »

Erdogan says Turkey to open embassy in East Jerusalem

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Turkish leader has been one of the loudest voices in a global chorus of condemnation over Donald Trump’s announcement President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem, as he again denounced Donald Trump’s recognition of the city as the Israeli capital. Erdogan has sought to ... Read More »

Pakistan Naval Chief awarded Legion of Turkish Armed Forces

Pakistan Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood conferred with Legion of Merit of Turkish Armed Forces Palistan’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has been bestowed with the military award of Turkish armed forces, ‘the Legion of the Turkish Armed Forces’. According to the spokesperson of Pakistan Navy, the award was presented to him by the head of Turkish ... Read More »

Turkey, Iran sign deal with Qatar to ease Gulf blockade

Turkey, Iran sign deal with Qatar to ease Gulf blockade

Qatar’s relationship with Shia-dominated Iran, seen as the major rival to Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia in the Middle East Turkey and Iran have signed a deal with Qatar to ease the movement of goods between the three countries after almost six months of a Saudi-led blockade on Doha. Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Business Mohammad Shariatmadari, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat ... Read More »

NATO apologizes to Turkey after Erdogan shown as foe

Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg issued a statement saying “I apologise for the offence caused” NATO’s secretary-general apologized to Turkey over military exercises in Norway during which Turkey’s founding leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and the current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly depicted as enemies. President Tayyip Erdogan said in a televised speech on Friday that he had ordered 40 troops to be ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey issue joint stamp to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations

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Ceremonies held in Ankara and Islamabad on the birth anniversary of Pakistan’s National Poet Allama Iqbal ANKARA, (Turkey) — To commemorate the 70 years of the establishment of Pakistan-Turkey diplomatic relations, Directorate General of Post & Telegraph Organization (PTT) of Turkey and Pakistan Post have issued a Joint Commemorative Stamp. The inaugural ceremonies were held in Ankara and Islamabad simultaneously on ... Read More »

US, Turkey mutually suspend visa services as diplomatic row escalates

Turkish and US missions mutually restrict services to reconsider each other’s commitment The United States and Turkey has suspended their visa issuing services in each other’s countries after diplomatic tension emerged last week. The deepening diplomatic row sparked after U.S. mission employee in Istanbul was arrested on charges of having links to a cleric blamed for last year’s failed coup. ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey agree to continue coordination on regional peace and security

Pakistan, Turkey agree to continue coordination on regional peace and security

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif discussed new Afghan policy in meeting with President Erdogan Pakistan and Turkey leadership pledge to continue mutual cooperation on regional peace, security, stability and connectivity. According to Foreign Office, Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawaja Asif during a day-long visit to Ankara discussed issues of Rohingya Muslims and Afghanistan new policy by United States. Pakistan seeks consultations with ... Read More »

Ambassador Syrus Qazi presents credentials to Turkish President Erdogan

Ambassador Syrus Qazi presents credentials to Turkish President Erdogan

Turkish President reiterates resolve to further strengthen Pakistan-Turkey relations Pakistan’s newly-appointed Ambassador to Turkey, H.E. Mr. Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi, presented his letter of credence to the President of the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, at a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in Ankara. Ambassador Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi conveyed special greetings of President Mamnoon Hussain ... Read More »

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