Erdogan backs Pakistan ahead of terror-financing review

Turkish President Recep Erdogan on Friday announced support for Pakistan to get off a global terror-financing watch list, ahead of a review next week of the measures Islamabad has taken.


“We will continue to support Pakistan at FATF in spite of pressures,” Erdogan said in an address to Pakistan’s parliament, referring to the Financial Action Task Force.


The task force is an intergovernmental organisation that promotes policies to combat money...