Ilham Aliyev made a phone call to President of the Republic of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan

23 may 2022, 22:40

On 23 May, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made a phone call to President of the Republic of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

President Ilham Aliyev updated the Turkish leader on a meeting between the President of Azerbaijan, the President of the Council of Europe and the Prime Minister of Armenia held in Brussels the day before. The President of Azerbaijan touched upon preparing a peace agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the presentation by Azerbaijan of five principles based on international law, the normalization of relations between the two countries, the opening of transport corridors and the delimitation of borders discussed during the meeting. President Ilham Aliyev positively assessed the results of the trilateral meeting.

The President of Azerbaijan also noted that an Order had been issued earlier today to establish a State Commission on the delimitation of the state border between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Armenia.

President Ilham Aliyev said that the parties had agreed on opening the Zangazur corridor, including the construction of both railways and highways.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanked his counterpart for the information about the trilateral meeting and received the outcome of the meeting positively.

The Presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkiye stressed the importance of achieving peace in the region as soon as possible.

During the telephone conversation, the heads of state exchanged views on bilateral friendly and brotherly relations and future contacts.