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Erdogan to discuss trade, military plans in Pakistan

Pakistani and Turkish officials have a variety of topics to address when they meet this week, including investment, foreign policy, China and defense.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C, wearing dark glasses) inspects an honour guard during a welcoming ceremony at the prime minister's residence in Islamabad May 22, 2012. Erdogan is in Islamabad on a three-day official visit to meet Pakistani leaders. REUTERS/Mian Khursheed  (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS) - GM1E85M1HZ401

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to arrive this week in Islamabad to attend the sixth round of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council. On Feb. 14, the second day of his two-day visit, he plans to address Pakistan's parliament and hold talks with lawmakers.

This will be Erdogan’s second visit to Pakistan since he became president in 2014; he also made the trip twice as Turkey’s prime minister.

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