Erdogan backs India's bid for UNSC permanent seat
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday supported India's bid for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council, even as he called for major reforms in the exclusive body.
Referring to the ongoing fight against the ISIS, the crisis in Syria and countries like the US, Russia and Iran supporting different groups in the region, Erdogan said using one terrorist organisation against another can be counter- productive.
Noting that there are "differences" as well as "commonalities" between the two countries, India and Turkey must "quash" prejudices against each other, he said.
He also said that India-Turkey relations are "significantly behind" their potential and for a fair world both countries have to work together.
"India, with a population of 1.3 bilmpost bureau