Erdogan hails Pakistan for freeing Indian pilot
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hailed Pakistan for releasing Indian pilot, hoping India will "respond to the positive step in the same way", TRT world reports.
"It's an admirable step for our Pakistani brothers to release an Indian pilot. Our hope is that our Indian friends will respond to this positive step in the same way," he said.
Erdogan said Turkey is ready to do its part to de-escalate tension between Pakistan and India.
"There is no use in escalating the tension and fueling the fire."