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Azerbaijan: President Erdogan greeted with official ceremony

AA / Zengilan

The President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was welcomed on Monday by his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, with an official ceremony in the village of Agali in Zangilan (southwest).

After the opening ribbon of the new Fuzuli International Airport was cut, the two leaders visited the airport building.

Erdoğan and Aliyev then participated in the foundation stone laying ceremony of Ahmetbeyli-Fuzuli-Choucha and Ahmetbeyli-Horadiz-Mincivann-Agbend road and Zangilan smart agriculture school.

Later, an official welcoming ceremony was held in honor of the Turkish president in Agali village.

The national anthems of the two countries sounded then the two presidents saluted the military guard.

The welcoming ceremony was followed by a tête-à-tête between Erdoğan and his Azerbaijani counterpart and a meeting between the two delegations.

Turkish Foreign Ministers Mevlut Cavusoglu, Environment and Town Planning Murat Kurum, Defense Hulusi Akar, Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoglu, Director of Communication of the Turkish Presidency Fahrettin Altun and the Porte -speak of the Turkish Presidency Ibrahim Kalin, as well as Azerbaijani ministers were present at the ceremony.

* Translated from Turkish by Alex Sinhan Bogmis

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