Turkish and Azeri Foreign Ministers are likely to visit Pakistan this week, sources told The Correspondent. In case the visit materializes, the Foreign Ministers of Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan would hold a trilateral meeting on January 13 and 14, in Islamabad.

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, revealed last year in December, that the three countries were to meet in 2021, in Pakistan.

Azeri Foreign Minister Jehon Beiramov is expected to arrive in Islamabad on January 13 with a delegation. The Azeri Embassy confirmed the visit of Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jehan Beiramov to Pakistan.

The two guest foreign ministers will attend a tripartite meeting with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Bilateral and trilateral meetings between Pakistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan will focus on promoting mutual cooperation and enhancing trade.

Foreign ministers of the two countries are also likely to meet with other political and military officials, sources reported.

The Azeri victory in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the deteriorating situation in occupied Jammu and Kashmir will be on the agenda of the meeting.

Turkey and Azerbaijan will openly reiterate support for Pakistan’s position on occupied Jammu and Kashmir and express full solidarity for the Kashmir liberation movement from Indian occupation.

The three countries will also consider the establishment of trade corridors and the promotion of business activities, sources said. Pak-Turkish-Azeri joint ventures, mutual investment promotion will also be discussed.


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