Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke over the phone on Tuesday and discussed the latest developments in northwestern Syria.

According to a statement by the Turkish Communications Directorate, the leaders discussed bilateral ties, developments in Syria’s Idlib province and refugee issues.

Pakistan, for its part, also issued a statement and said Khan “conveyed heartfelt sympathies and condolences on the loss of lives of a number of soldiers in the attack in Idlib.”

The Pakistani prime minister “reaffirmed support for Turkey’s legitimate security and humanitarian concerns in the region and also lauded Turkey’s humanitarian

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