It's time to boost Pakistan-Turkey trade volume: Khan

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In his first comments in 2019, Trump said the United States wants a "great relationship" with Pakistan but can not do so as the country "houses enemies".

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had met Prime Minister Khan in Islamabad in September past year and pressed him to take "sustained and decisive measures "against the militant groups threatening the regional peace and stability".

Pakistan's prime minister has told the president of Turkey he wants to strengthen the relationship between the two countries.

They noted their expanding defence cooperation and expressed their resolve to further strengthening the existing economic, trade and commercial relations. "I look forward to the summit meeting in Istanbul, where we hope that Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Turkey will be able to help in this peace process". Erdogan says his country will host the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan for a meeting geared toward bringing peace to Afghanistan.

Earlier, the prime minister and his delegation arrived in Konya. Officials here believe that engagement at the highest level could help reduce the trust deficit between the two countries.

Imran Khan pointed out that our exports remained stagnant due to flawed policies. We just paid it (to) Pakistan.

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He said the Afghan Taliban have reportedly refused to enter into direct negotiations with the Afghan government.

Meanwhile, Turkish delegation representing health sector called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Ankara today and discussed prospects of collaboration in the health sector including capacity building, experience sharing, technology transfer and investment.

A visit to the shrine of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is also on the premier's itinerary.

He said his country has one of the youngest population in the world, with fully 120 million Pakistanis under age 35.

Addressing a televised joint news conference in Ankara after official talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Khan said Afghans have suffered for decades and it is time for the worldwide community to help bring an end to the war in the country. The prime minister will also address traders and businessmen.

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