Turkey thanks Pakistan for moving against alleged dissidents

Turkey thanks Pakistan for moving against alleged dissidents

Turkey thanks Pakistan for moving against alleged dissidents

Turkish President Reccep Tayip Erdogan today thanked Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif for showing admirable hospitality, during his visit to Lahore.

Erdogan said he and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had "touched upon [the] recent developments" in the Kashmir region during talks, Dawn reported. "We might have more than one vice president", he added. I wish you safe trip.

Mr Erdogan described the decision by Pakistan as "very pleasing".

President Erdogan said once again that Fethullah Gulen - US-based self-exiled cleric - was leading a terrorist organisation in at least 120 countries worldwide.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan also told reporters Wednesday that US -backed Syrian Kurdish fighters - which Turkey views as terrorists due to their affiliation to Kurdish rebels in Turkey - would soon leave the town of Manbij, in keeping with a USA promise to Turkey.

A cultural show was also organized on the occasion in which renowned singer Hadiqa Kayani and Arif Lohar enthralled the audience through their melodious voice.

The two leaders condemned terrorism in all its manifestation and reiterated the resolve to continue to cooperate on eliminating the menace.

"The schools and colleges are being managed by a local nonprofit company duly incorporated with the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan according to laws of the country", the school system said on its website.

He emphasized that Pakistan and Turkey have to fight against the terrorist Gullen organization.

Erdogan launched a massive crackdown against his opponents in the wake of the July coup and Pakistani officials say he may seek support for his actions, which have been sharply criticized by Western nations.

Speaking with the press before leaving for Pakistan, the Turkish President also attacked Germany.

They referred to the widespread purges in the wake of a failed military coup in July. Latest reports suggest the Government has asked Turkish staff of these educational institutions to leave the country by Nov 20, 2016. Hopefully, meaningful discussions would be held on the subject during visit of the Turkish President and an appropriate solution found.

"There are many Turkish people living in Pakistan".

"After that, the decision lies with the people, " Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told a conference of AKP without giving details.

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