Turkey, Azerbaijan - strategic partners, Turkish president says (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.2
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey and Azerbaijan are strategic partners, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on the eve of his visit to Azerbaijan.
He stressed that the two countries are bound by not only economic ties, but also brotherly ties in general, Turkey's TRT Haber TV channel reported.
Erdogan said that during the visit to Azerbaijan, he will discuss the economic and political issues, as well as the development of the bilateral relations.
He underscored that the settlement of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the stability in the South Caucasus is among the priorities of Turkey's foreign policy.
The president went on to add that his country closely watches the developments in the South Caucasus and will always support the stability in this region.