ISLAMABAD: The visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Pakistan is likely to be postponed following the military operation in Syria.
The postponement of the visit comes amid an ongoing offensive launched by Turkey against Kurdish militant groups in northern Syria.
The Turkish envoy in Pakistan Ahsan Mustafa announced on his twitter account that Tayyip Erdogan’s visit has been postponed amid an ongoing offensive launched by Turkey against Kurdish militant groups in northern Syria.
The Turkish defense ministry said in a post on Twitter, “As part of the successful operations being conducted in the framework of Operation Peace Spring, the town of Rasulayn, located east of the Euphrates, has been brought under control.”
Ahsan Mustafa said, “However, President will soon visit Pakistan and the new schedule will be announced soon.”
The Turkish president had to visit Pakistan on 23rd October. He was scheduled to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Arif Alvi, Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjarani.