Ankara hosts official welcoming ceremony for Azerbaijan's president (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 15
An official welcoming ceremony for President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has been held at the residence of the president of the Republic of Turkey.
Accompanied by the cavalry, President Aliyev arrived at the residence of the Turkish president.
A ceremonial guard of honor was arranged for the Azerbaijani president at the square outside the residence.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
State anthems of Azerbaijan and Turkey were played accompanied by gun salute in honor of the Azerbaijani president.
The chief of the guard of honor reported to President Aliyev.
The presidents reviewed the guard of honor.
President Aliyev saluted the soldiers.
Turkish officials were introduced to President Aliyev, while members of the Azerbaijani delegation were introduced to President Erdogan.
Azerbaijani and Turkish presidents then posed for photographs.