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Turkiye, Azerbaijan presidents meet in Baku for talks

June 13, 2023 at 10:09 am

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev (R) at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkiye on June 03, 2023 [TUR Presidency/Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Anadolu Agency]

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev today welcomed his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan with an official ceremony in the capital Baku.

Erdogan arrived in Azerbaijan yesterday after his visit to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) as part of his first foreign tour following his 28 May reelection.

The leaders will discuss steps to further advance bilateral relations and cooperation between Turkiye and Azerbaijan and exchange views on regional and international developments. They are also expected to hold a joint news conference.

Erdogan is also due to visit the Air Command Centre of the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry.

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