BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 14. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan have met in the city of Rize, Turkiye, Trend reports.
They hailed the successful development of bilateral friendly and fraternal relations between Azerbaijan and Turkiye in all spheres.
During the conversation, the sides indicated that political relations were at a high level, emphasizing the importance of the Shusha Declaration in this regard.
President Ilham Aliyev thanked Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the invitation to attend the opening of Rize-Artvin Airport, noted with satisfaction that large-scale work had been carried out in the field of transport and infrastructure, as well as other areas in Turkiye, and congratulated his counterpart on the opening of the new airport.
The heads of state also discussed issues of cooperation in energy, transport, energy security, as well as the situation in the region.
During the meeting, the sides also exchanged views on the post-conflict period, the normalization of relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia, and Turkiye and Armenia.
President Ilham Aliyev invited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit Azerbaijan. The invitation was accepted with gratitude.