ANKARA: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday held a meeting with President Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the crisis in the Middle East.
FM Qureshi is in Turkey on special instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan to highlight the Gaza crisis. From Ankara, he will leave for New York along with foreign ministers of Sudan, Palestine and Turkey to participate in a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on the Palestine crisis.
The top Pakistani diplomat is scheduled to address an emergency session of the UNGA to reaffirm Pakistan’s support for the cause of oppressed Palestinians.
During the meeting with Erdogan at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, FM Qureshi discussed issues related to bilateral relations and the situation in Palestine.