The issue of Kashmir is as essential to Turkey for what it’s worth to Pakistan, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Friday, taking note of that Turkey has not overlooked the Pakistani individuals’ assistance during the Turkish War of Independence.
Tending to a joint session of the Pakistani parliament, Erdoğan expressed gratitude toward Pakistan for continually remaining next to Turkey in the midst of emergency.
“What’s more, presently, we feel the equivalent about Kashmir today. It was Çanakkale yesterday and Kashmir today; there is no contrast between the two,” Erdoğan stated, adding that Turkey will keep on supporting Pakistan.
Erdoğan likewise referenced how Turkey raised the Kashmir issue at the U.N. General Assembly last September, in the wake of a lockdown in Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir.
He said the enduring of the Kashmiri individuals had intensified as of late because of the taking of “one-sided steps.”
“This methodology, which exasperates the present circumstance and denies the opportunity and vested privileges of the Kashmiri individuals, benefits nobody,” Erdoğan said.
“The Kashmir issue can be explained not by struggle or mistreatment, however based on equity and value,” he included.
“Turkey is agreeable to settling the Kashmir issue by thinking about the desires for our Kashmiri siblings, through discourse dependent on UN goals,” Erdoğan likewise said.
His comments come somewhere in the range of seven months into a lockdown on Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian-directed area of the contested Kashmir locale, a move generally discredited by human rights bunches just as the worldwide Islamic people group.
Jammu and Kashmir are held by India and Pakistan in parts and asserted by both in full. A little fragment of Kashmir is likewise held by China.
Since they were parceled in 1947, the two nations have battled three wars – in 1948, 1965 and 1971 – including two over Kashmir.
Some Kashmiri gatherings in Jammu and Kashmir have been battling against Indian principle for autonomy or unification with neighboring Pakistan.
As indicated by a few human rights associations, a large number of individuals have supposedly been murdered in the contention in the locale since 1989.
The president likewise said Turkey values Pakistan’s commitment to the harmony procedure in Afghanistan, as he noticed that Turkey will keep on supporting Pakistan in its battle against fear mongering.