Pakistan welcomes steps by leadership of Turkey, Russia for mutual rapprochement

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ISLAMABAD June 29 (APP): Pakistan on Wednesday welcomed the latest developments in bilateral relations between Turkey and the Russian Federation and termed it a “wise step”.

“We fully support the wise steps being taken by the leaders of the two countries to normalize relations,” a statement from the Foreign Office said.

Pakistan believes normalization of relations between Turkey and Russia would be helpful in reducing tensions in the region and effectively dealing with regional and global challenges including the menace of terrorism.

Pakistan which enjoys close friendly relations with both Turkey and Russia said “Islamabad will continue to work with Ankara and Moscow to enhance cooperation in all fields of mutual interest.”