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Turan is in the making......

As for India, now is the time to panic! Last times they used to change India all together - Aryan invasion, the Muslim conquests etc.....
 

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Pakistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan resolve to enhance cooperation, continue mutual support on national issues - World - DAWN.COM



Pakistan, Turkey, Azerbaijan resolve to enhance cooperation, continue mutual support on national issues
Dawn.com | Naveed SiddiquiPublished January 13, 2021Updated 3 minutes ago
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(From left) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov address a joint press conference in Islamabad. — Photo provide by Naveed Siddiqui

(From left) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov address a joint press conference in Islamabad. — Photo provide by Naveed Siddiqui
Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan on Wednesday agreed to strengthen cooperation in diverse fields and people-to-people ties, as well as continue to support each other on all issues involving the three countries' national interests.
The understanding was reached between the foreign ministers of the three nations at the second Pakistan-Turkey-Azerbaijan trilateral meeting, hosted by Islamabad.
Speaking at a joint press conference after the meeting, titled 'Islamabad Declaration', Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi reiterated the brotherly relations of Pakistan with Turkey and Azerbaijan, saying the three countries had resolved to enhance cooperation amongst them.
He said the ministers had exchanged views on trade, investment, people-to-people relations, security and other subjects. They also discussed how to deal with common challenges such as the coronavirus pandemic and Islamophobia, as well as human rights violations against Muslim minorities across the region.


"We want to enhance [our] linkages through parliamentary exchanges, enhanced media interaction and collaboration between our think tanks, artists and tourists," Qureshi said, adding that his Turkish and Azeri counterparts had appreciated Pakistan's role in the Afghan peace process.
"We reiterated our determination to support one another on all issues of our core national interests," he added.
The foreign minister said the people of Pakistan and Kashmiris remained "profoundly grateful" to Turkey and Azerbaijan for their "principled and steadfast support" on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. He said he had informed the ministers about the evolving situation and the "dire situation of human rights violations" in Indian-occupied Kashmir, including the prolonged military siege and "deliberate, unilateral and illegal actions" to make demographic changes in the valley.
Qureshi also reiterated Pakistan's resolute support for efforts towards a comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus issue on the basis of "political equality of the two communities". He said Pakistan had consistently called for the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in accordance with UN Security Council resolutions.
"We exchanged views on how to increase cooperation to combat all forms of terrorism including terrorism sponsored by foreign states," he told the presser.
He said the Turkish and Azerbaijani ministers were also briefed on "state-sponsored terrorism in our region in an attempt to destabilise Pakistan", as well as the anti-Pakistan Indian disinformation campaign exposed by EU Disinfo Lab.
Qureshi said the meeting had agreed that "all regional and global issues must be resolved through dialogue and peaceful means within the framework of international law."
'Strong cooperation'
In his remarks, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov thanked Pakistan and Turkey for supporting Baku during the second Karabakh war and for condemning "Armenian occupation and war crimes".
"They raised their voices in the international arena to restore justice and we highly appreciate this principled position by Turkey and Pakistan," he said.
Bayramov said the three nations shared very strong bonds, the most important of which was a common vision and a "solid foundation for growing cooperation".
"They believe in strong cooperation on sovereign policy. We condemn aggression and terrorism, and reject Islamophobia," he added.
Noting that the three countries are located on ancient trade routes, he said cooperation between them will create jobs and contribute to raising the quality of life.
Bayramov invited Turkish and Pakistani companies to participate in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of "lands freed from Armenian occupation", saying "we will be glad of your cooperation to bring this land back to life."
Enhancing trade potential
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he was very pleased to visit "brother Pakistan once again", and thanked Qureshi for organising a successful trilateral meeting.
"Pakistan has a unique place in our hearts and we support each other in difficult times and the help during the pandemic is an example," the Turkish minister said, adding that his country wanted to hold the seventh meeting of the high-level strategic council in Turkey.
He noted that the trade volume between Pakistan and Turkey was around $800 billion. "Obviously it doesn't reflect the true potential of both the countries so we want to bring dynamism in our economic cooperation," he said.
"The strategic framework signed by President [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan and Prime Minister [Imran] Khan during the previous meeting in Islamabad provides the necessary roadmap. We are happy to see Turkish investors in Pakistan and we are encouraging [them] to increase their investment. There are around 100 Turkish companies active and we are expanding our cooperation in the defence industry as well," he added.
On the subject of cooperation for educational opportunities, Cavusoglu lauded the fact that 83 Pak-Turk Maarif schools were operating in Pakistan. He announced that the Turkish Maarif Foundation will set up more schools and a university in Pakistan.
"We agreed to continue working together to advance security, stability and prosperity," he said of the trilateral meeting.
He said the three ministers had underlined the importance of connectivity and developing an infrastructure for transport and discussed a joint response to regional developments including regarding Kashmir, Nagorno-Karabakh, Cyprus, the Mediterranean and situation in Afghanistan.
"We express our full support with Kashmiri brothers in the face of worsening human rights situation and demographic change especially during the last two years," the Turkish foreign minister said.
"We believe unilateral steps complicate the situation further and reaffirm our concerns and expectations which were also recently addressed in the OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) meeting in Niger," he added, stressing the use of dialogue to resolve issues in accordance with relevant UNSC resolutions.
Cavusoglu appreciated Pakistan's support to Azerbaijan to "liberate their territories", saying Turkey hoped that Armenia "seizes the opportunity for lasting peace".
The Turkish minister said he was honoured to be conferred the Hilal-i-Pakistan by President Dr Arif Alvi, terming it a sign of the countries' friendship. He concluded with: "Turkey-Pakistan-Azerbaijan dosti zindabad!"
Trilateral meet
The Turkish foreign minister had arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday night while the Azeri minister landed today. The first trilateral meeting between the three countries was held in Baku in 2017.
The foreign ministers were expected to discuss various issues including "new and emerging threats to regional peace and security", challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change. The three sides were also to discuss measures that should be taken to achieve development targets, an earlier statement by the FO had said.
Additionally, the three countries were to explore possibilities of deepening trilateral cooperation in all areas of common interest, including peace and security, trade and investment, science and technology, education and cultural cooperation, it added.
 

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Turkish FM about importance of Pakistan for Turkey and in the end, loud slogan.... Pakistan Zindabad, Azerbiajan Zindabad, Turkey, Pakistan Azerbaijan Dosti Zindabad.

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Wonder what Saudi FM will discuss later when he arrives? Kashmir, human rights violations, core national interests, state sponsored terrorism, Indian disinfo campaign, Cyprus (against GCC narrative) , they were all discussed openly today.

If he is coming to announce some random refinery (which we have heard many times over already) and expect us to say thank you, then he better stay put where he is. It is all about "core national interests" now.
 

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Khilafat Movement initiated formerly. The task of khilafat movement would be the Security, stability & prosperity of the Khilafat's states.
 

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Wonder what Saudi FM will discuss later when he arrives? Kashmir, human rights violations, core national interests, state sponsored terrorism, Indian disinfo campaign, Cyprus (against GCC narrative) , they were all discussed openly today.

If he is coming to announce some random refinery (which we have heard many times over already) and expect us to say thank you, then he better stay put where he is. It is all about "core national interests" now.
And, they're coming at the backdrop of the spectacular victory at Karabag', where the novel military concepts along with weapon systems have been shown to be successful....
 

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Big step by the Azeris. Turks were already onside, so a great diplomatic win here for Pak. Indian attempts to influence Central Asia and Afghanistan took a big blow. I would say a major Indian diplomatic fail.
 

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APP19-130121ISLAMABAD: January 13  President Dr. Arif Alvi conferring Hilal-e-Pakistan on Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu at a special investiture ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr. APP




President confers Pakistan’s second highest civil award on Turkish foreign minister


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January 13, 2021


ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Wednesday conferred Hilal-i-Pakistan, the country’s second highest civil award, on Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu in recognition of his contribution to strengthen Pak-Turkish ties.

The conferment on the Turkish foreign minister was made at a special investiture ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
 

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And, they're coming at the backdrop of the spectacular victory at Karabag', where the novel military concepts along with weapon systems have been shown to be successful....
Would love to see Azerbaijan buy the JF-17 and get the comms and datalinks enhanced with Turkish systems, so that the plane can be used in conjunction with other platforms and systems. Enhancing interoperability with Turkey, so any future threat can be dealt with by a pincer strategy, through secure communications.
 

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