April 20, 2021

Modi cancels Turkey visit over Ankara’s stance on occupied Kashmir

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dropped a two-day excursion to Turkey after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan scrutinized India’s unlawful August 5 Kashmir move during his United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) address.

Turkey resolved to safeguard privileges of Muslims in IOK: Erdogan

The Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) has been under a draconian clampdown since August 5, when New Delhi nixed Article-370 of the Indian constitution, which presented an uncommon status on the contested area.

In his UNGA address in New York, Erdogan had said the strength and success of South Asia can’t be isolated from the IOK issue, which anticipates an answer for a long time.

“All together for the Kashmiri individuals to take a gander at a sheltered future together with their Pakistani and Indian neighbors, it is basic to take care of the issue through discourse and based on equity and value, however not through impact,” Erdogan had pushed.

Erdogan’s solid sponsorship of Islamabad’s situation on IOK and judgment of broad human rights infringement by India turned out poorly in New Delhi.

Aside from the UNGA, Erdogan likewise raised the Kashmir issue and upheld Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meet in Paris, following which New Delhi chose to treat with complete disdain to Ankara, Indian media announced.

Remaining with Pakistan on Kashmir is Turkey’s obligation: Turkish parliament

Modi’s outing to Ankara would have been his first performance visit. He had last visited Turkey during the G20 in Antalya in 2015. Erdogan likewise paid a two-day visit to India in July 2018.

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