AZERI DELEGATION OFF TO CYPRUS TO SHOW SUPPORT TO TURKISH CYPRIOTS
An Azerbaijani delegation of 8 MPs left for Lefkoshu, the capital of North Cyprus through the fights of Cyprus Airline, an air company, with a five-day visit. Prior to the flight to Istanbul members of the delegation answered the Turkish journalistsвЂ™ questions.
Hadi Rajably, the chairman of the permanent parliamentary commission on
social policy, told the Turkish daily Zaman that it came as the first visit of such large delegation of Azerbaijani parliamentarians to North Cyprus.
В"We leave for Cyprus with an only objective вЂ" to support the Turkish Cypriots,В" Rajabli underlined, adding the urgent importance of North Cyprus to Azerbaijan.
Rejeb Tayyub Erdogan, the Turkish Prime-Minister, stressed on the eve of his visit to Russia that the latest steps of Azerbaijan meant вЂ�de-factoвЂ™ recognition of the North Cyprus. вЂњI hope AzerbaijanвЂ™s steps in this direction will continueвЂќ, he added.