Erdogan arrives in Azerbaijan for “Fuzoli International Airport”


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the Azerbaijani capital Baku on Tuesday at the invitation of his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev.

The Turkish President’s plane arrived at Fuzuli International Airport, the first airport built by Azerbaijan on its liberated lands from the Armenian occupation a year ago.


Erdogan became the first president to land at the aforementioned airport, where he was received by President Aliyev.

The two presidents cut the tape of the opening of the new airport, and then they toured its building and reviewed information about it.

Erdogan is accompanied on his visit by Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, and the Environment and Urban Development Minister Murat Kurum.

Defense Hulusi Akar, Transportation, and Infrastructure Adil Kara Ismailoglu, Presidential Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, and Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalin.


The visit lasts for one day, during which Erdogan will participate with his Azerbaijani counterpart in the ceremony of laying the foundation stone for projects in which Turkey contributes to the Karabakh region liberated from the Armenian occupation.

Erdogan is also participating in laying the foundation stone for the Zangilan Expressway.

The two presidents will discuss all aspects of Turkish-Azerbaijani relations and the steps to be taken to deepen cooperation between the two countries.


The two sides also exchanged views on the current regional and international developments as well as bilateral relations.