Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 12 / Trend /
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan have visited a memorial to Turkish soldiers in Shaki.
The Head of State and the Turkish Premier were accompanied by their spouses Mehriban Aliyeva and Emine Erdogan.
The Azerbaijani leader and the Turkish Prime Minister viewed maps and photos showing movement of the Caucasian Islamic Army in Azerbaijan and Dagestan in 1918, as well as Turkish soldiers` cemeteries in Azerbaijan.
The memorial commemorates Turkish soldiers who died while protecting the Azerbaijani people from the Armenian and Bolshevik invasion in early 20th century.
President Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and their spouses placed flowers at the monument.
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