Prime Minister Imran Khan made a telephonic call to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today (Tuesday) to condole the death of Turkish soldiers in Idlib, Syria.

PM Imran Khan stated that the people of Pakistan are in strong solidarity with the brotherly Turkish nation in this time of grief and sorrow.

Prime Minister during the conversation said Pakistan fully supports Turkey’s efforts in its fight against terrorism. He also offered to extend all possible support and assistance from Pakistan in this regard.

The Premier reaffirmed support for Turkey’s legitimate security and humanitarian concerns in the region and also lauded Turkey’s humanitarian assistance, including through hosting millions of Syrian refugees.

Prime Minister Khan also stressed that the international community should come forward and play its role towards finding a political solution to the Syrian conflict, as well as addressing the prevailing humanitarian crisis.

The PM thanked President Erdoğan for his unequivocal support on the Jammu & Kashmir dispute, reaffirmed during his recent visit to Pakistan and especially during his address to the Joint Session of the Parliament.

Prime Minister further updated President Erdoğan on the prevailing situation in IOJ&K and the recent massive killings in targeted violence against Muslims in India. He thanked President Erdoğan for raising his voice on this issue as part of his espousal of Muslim causes worldwide.