The Prime Minister of Turkey Recip Tayip Erdogan is on a working visit to Azerbaijan during which he has had a one-to-one meeting with the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliev. The visit is considered to be of significant importance and re-affirms the close relations that exists between Azerbaijan and Turkey in political, military, economic and cultural spheres.
Erdogan is accompanied by a high powered delegation including the Ministers of Energy, Defence and Economy. Prior to his visit to Azerbaijan, Erdogan said in an interview with journalists that Turkey-Azerbaijan ties are exceptional in character.
The Turkish Premier said the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and large projects implemented by the two countries in the region will be discussed during his trip to Baku.
Source: commonspace.eu with agencies
photo: Prime Minister Erdogan and President Aliev at the start of talks in Baku on Friday, 4 April 2014. (picture courtesy of the Press Service of the President of Azerbaijan).
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