Turkish President Recip Tayip Erdogan arrived in Azerbaijan on Tuesday (10 July) on an official visit. He travelled there within hours of his inauguration as president for a second term, signifying the special relationship between the two countries.
After an official welcoming ceremony Erdogan had a tete-a-tete meeting with Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev.
photo: President Recip Tayip Erdogan of Turkey arrived in Baku on an official visit to Azerbaijan on 10 July 2018.
On 20 January 26,000 Soviet troops entered Baku and massacred large numbers of civilians who were calling for the restoration of Azerbaijan independence. In Azerbaijan the day is often referred to as Black January.