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Erdogan announced a favorable situation for peace between Azerbaijan and Armenia

Today, the atmosphere for achieving lasting peace between Azerbaijan and Armenia and moving towards the long-awaited normalization of relations is more favorable than ever before.

This was stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a joint speech for the press with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev in the village of Agaly, liberated from the Armenian occupation of the Zangilan region of Azerbaijan.

According to him, if Armenia shows a sincere will in relations with Azerbaijan, there will be no obstacles for the normalization of relations between Turkey and Armenia.

“It is imperative that boundaries are defined and mutually recognized. This understanding is the basis of good-neighborly relations, ”the Turkish leader stressed.

The head of state expressed confidence that “the day will come when we will be able to leave Zangezur and go to Istanbul, and the region’s position as a transit logistics center will strengthen.” At the same time, he added that the development of infrastructure, roads and railways will benefit not only Azerbaijan and Turkey, but the entire region.

President Erdogan noted that the liberated from occupation Karabakh is being restored at a rapid pace and significant investments have been made in the region in a short time.

The head of state expressed confidence that thanks to the successful reconstruction and construction of infrastructure, Azerbaijanis forced to leave their lands will be able to return to their homes in the region in the near future.

“The ongoing reconstruction and construction of roads is a guarantee of the restoration and development of this region. The pace of restoration and development of Karabakh is a matter of hope and pride for the entire region. Azerbaijan shows the whole world an example of determination in this area, ”Erdogan said.

He recalled that Turkey and Azerbaijan are fraternal countries that act in accordance with the principle of “one people – two states.” The head of state stressed that Ankara and Baku are committed to establishing lasting peace and developing the entire region.

Zangezur corridor will connect the entire Turkic world

President Ilham Aliyev, in turn, said that the joint steps of Turkey and Azerbaijan “will forever remain in history.” “We are writing this history together, we were together during the entire period of the war, and today,” the Azerbaijani leader emphasized.

Aliyev noted that the joint participation of the presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey in the opening of the Fizuli international airport once again demonstrates the unity of the strength of the two countries. “It testifies to the fact that Turkey and Azerbaijan, as two brotherly countries, are always close to each other,” he said.

President Ilham Aliyev stressed that today Turkish-Azerbaijani cooperation, brotherhood has become an important factor in regional affairs and even on a global scale.

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He thanked Turkish companies operating in the liberated lands of Azerbaijan. “Thanks to their tireless efforts, roads and railways are being built in this region today, tunnels are being built, infrastructure projects are being implemented. This is another embodiment of our unity and brotherhood. I am absolutely sure that Turkey and Azerbaijan, as two brotherly countries, will continue to move forward together. , our peoples will become even closer to each other, our states will continue to successfully cooperate. Thus, the joint force of Turkey and Azerbaijan will become even more effective, “Aliyev said.

The head of the Azerbaijani state also touched upon the construction of the Zangezur corridor. “The Zangezur corridor will connect the entire Turkic world. Both Azerbaijan and Turkey are taking practical steps to implement the Zangezur Corridor. I am confident that these steps will bear fruit in the near future, ”he said.

President Aliyev also commented on the situation around the attempts of a number of countries to interfere in the activities of the Turkish judicial system. “Recently, my dear Brother responded in such a way to those wishing to interfere in the internal issues of Turkey that, I believe, this served as an example for all politicians. The leader defending national dignity, defending and defending the interests, pride of his people and state is today here, in Azerbaijan, in Zangilan, in Agaly. We must appreciate this. The factor of Recep Tayyip Erdogan is one of the most important factors for the entire Turkic world, ”Ilham Aliyev said.

. . .(HAS).