Pakistan welcomes Turkish President’s offer to help resolve Kashmir issue

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a signing ceremony with Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk, Belarus, November 11, 2016. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Pakistan has welcomed Turkish President’s offer to strengthen dialogue process among the stakeholders for resolving the Kashmir issue.

Foreign Office in a statement said Tayyip Erdogan has also called for a multilateral approach to settle the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, while calling for an immediate end to bloodshed in held Kashmir.

It said situation in occupied territory, especially in terms of human rights violations and implications for the regional and global security, has raised serious concerns across the globe.

The statement said Pakistan always appreciates the statements and endeavours aimed at addressing the human rights issues in held Kashmir and the resolution of Kashmir dispute.