Ilham Aliyev held meeting with President of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan

15 March 2023, 21:10
Ilham Aliyev held meeting with President of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with President of the Republic of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.

A guard of honor was lined up for the President of Azerbaijan at the Presidential Palace in Ankara.

President of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

The heads of state posed together for photographs.

The Turkish leader thanked the President of Azerbaijan for his initiative to hold the Extraordinary Summit of the Heads of State of the Organization of Turkic States in Türkiye.

The sides underlined the importance of the format the summit of the Turkic States held and the fact that the event was dedicated to mitigating the impact of the earthquake in Türkiye.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan recalled Azerbaijan’s brotherly support and solidarity shown immediately after the devastating quake in Türkiye. The Turkish President praised the efforts of Azerbaijani rescuers and doctors in the quake-hit regions and the country’s humanitarian aid to eliminate the consequences of the natural disaster.

Expressing once again his condolences over the earthquake, President Ilham Aliyev said that the people of Azerbaijan were deeply shocked by the natural disaster.

They praised the successful development of brotherly and friendly relations between the two countries in all areas based on the one nation and two states principle. They discussed the further expansion of cooperation in politics, economy, trade, energy, defense and defense industry, and regional issues.

During the conversation, the sides also exchanged views on normalizing relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia and the negotiations process on a peace treaty.