Azerbaijani Politics 10 july — 15:12

Ilham Aliyev welcomes Erdogan in Baku (Updated, Photo)

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After the official welcoming ceremony, a tete-a-tete meeting was held between the Presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey, Ilham Aliyev and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, informs the press-service of the Azerbaijani Presidency.

During the conversation, it was said that the friendly and brotherly relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey were developing successfully in all areas, and confidence was expressed in further strengthening the ties between the two states. An exchange of views was held on bilateral relations, as well as other issues of mutual interest.

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Official welcoming ceremony has been held in Baku for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, informs the press-service of the Azerbaijani Presidency.

According to the information, an honour guard was formed up for the ceremony. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev greeted his Turkish counterpart.

The head of the guard of honour gave a report to the President of Turkey.

The Presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey reviewed the guard of honour. National anthems of the two countries were performed. Then, to the sounds of the military march, the guard of honour passed before the heads of state.

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President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is on an official visit in Azerbaijan, has visited the Alley of Honours to lay a wreath at the tomb of the National Leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev, Azerbaijan State News Agency informs.

He put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, Academician Zarifa Aliyeva.

The Turkish President also laid flowers at the graves of outstanding statesman Aziz Aliyev, and renowned doctor and scientist Tamerlan Aliyev.

Then the President of Turkey visited the graves of the heroes, who died for the independence and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, laid a wreath at the Eternal Flame memorial.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan also visited the monument to Turkish soldiers who fell in battle in the early twentieth century for the independence and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, and laid a wreath at the monument, left a record in the Book of Remembrance.

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President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Azerbaijan for an official visit, Azerbaijan State News Agency reports.

A guard of honour was formed up for the Turkish President at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was welcomed by Azerbaijani first Deputy Prime Minister Yagub Eyyubov, Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov and other officials.

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