Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, who is on a visit to Turkey, met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on April 13, Azertac state news agency reported.
The sides hailed the successful development of the friendly and fraternal relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey in all areas.
The presidents expressed confidence that the strategic cooperation would continue to expand in all spheres. They stressed the importance of the 13th Summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference in terms of the deepening of the bilateral ties. They further noted the role of the high-level meetings in strengthening the relations, and underlined the significance of cooperation in global projects in energy and other fields.
During the conversation, the presidents discussed the latest developments and the current situation on the frontline in the Nagorno-Karabakh. They also exchanged views over other issues of mutual interest.
Earlier, President Aliyev met with Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegovic.
The sides hailed the dynamic development of the bilateral relations, and noted that there were good opportunities for expanding the mutual ties even further. They exchanged views over the energy cooperation.
President Aliyev highlighted what has been done under the Southern Gas Corridor project.
The parties discussed the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, especially the recent tension on the line of contact of troops.
Izetbegovic invited President Aliyev to pay a visit to his country. The head of state thanked for the invitation, and also invited the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Azerbaijan.
Also, a dinner reception was hosted on behalf of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his spouse Emine Erdogan in honor of heads of state and government, who are in Istanbul to attend the 13th Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
President Aliyev and Mehriban Aliyeva attended the dinner reception
Source: Azer News