The Turkish parliament approves the missions of his country’s in Azerbaijan


On Wednesday, the Turkish parliament approved a presidential memorandum on extending the missions of his country’s forces in Azerbaijan for an additional year.

On Tuesday, the Presidency of the Republic transmitted a memorandum to the Presidency of Parliament to extend the functions of the Turkish Armed Forces in Azerbaijan.


The memorandum signed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan touched on the Turkish forces’ contribution to achieving security and stability in the territories liberated by Azerbaijan from Armenia.

And the subsequent Tripartite Declaration (Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia) on November 10, 2020.

The presidential memorandum stressed that the extension of the missions of the Turkish forces and the support provided to Azerbaijan is based on international laws and the sovereign rights of states.

On November 17, 2020, the Turkish parliament approved a presidential memorandum on sending troops to Azerbaijan, which expires on November 17, 2021.


On September 27, 2020, the Azerbaijani army launched an operation to liberate its occupied lands in the Karabakh region.

After fierce battles that lasted 44 days, Russia announced on November 10 that Azerbaijan and Armenia had reached a ceasefire agreement, providing for Baku’s restoration of control over the occupied provinces.