No Military Solution To Afghan Conflict: Pakistan, Turkey

Pakistan and Turkey have agreed that there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan.

They reiterated that Afghanistan’s neighbors and regional countries need to work together for facilitating a politically negotiated settlement under an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process.

Agreement to this effect reached at Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif’s meetings with Turkish leadership in Ankara.

The Turkish President reiterated his country’s unflinching commitment to broaden and expand brotherly relations with Pakistan.

Khawaja Muhammad Asif reaffirmed Pakistan’s strong desire for further strengthening strategic partnership between the two countries.

The Foreign Minister also called on Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and discussed issues pertaining to further strengthening of bilateral relations.

Khawaja Asif also held talks with his Turkish counterpart, Mevlüt Çavusoglu.