Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan left on Tuesday for a visit to Azerbaijan.
The plane with the Turkish leader on board took off from the Esenboga airport in Ankara at 10:20 local time.
Ankara Governor Vasip Shahin and other officials saw off the President at the airport.
During the visit, the Turkish leader is accompanied by Minister of Environment and Urban Development Murat Kurum, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismayiloglu, Head of the Presidential Administration Liaison Office Fahrettin Altun, Presidential Press Secretary Ibrahim Kalin.
The one-day working visit of the President of Turkey was organized at the invitation of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
Erdogan and Aliyev will take part in the opening ceremony of the International Airport in the city of Fizuli, liberated from the Armenian occupation during the Patriotic War last fall.
The leaders of the two countries will take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for the Smart Agricultural Park in Zangilan, which will be built with the support of Turkey.
In addition, in the presence of the leaders of the two countries, a start will be given to the construction of the Akhmetbeyli-Horadiz-Minjivan-Agbend and Akhmetbeyli-Fizuli-Shusha roads.
The official welcoming ceremony for the Turkish leader will take place on the territory of the village of Pervoe Agaly.
Aspects of bilateral relations between Turkey and Azerbaijan will be discussed, steps to deepen cooperation will be considered.
An exchange of views on current regional and international processes will also take place.
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