Turkish President Erdoğan arrives in Azerbaijan
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in Azerbaijan on Sept.15 to attend ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Baku.
Erdoğan landed at 12.30 p.m. local time (0830GMT) at Haydar Aliyev Airport, where he was greeted by Azerbaijan's Vice President Yagub Eyyubov Deputy Foreign Minister Ramiz Hasanov, Azerbaijan's envoy in Ankara Hazar Ibrahi and Turkey's envoy in Baku Erkan Özoral.
Defense Minister Hulusi Akar accompanied Erdoğan on his visit.
During his visit, Erdogan is expected to discuss with Azeri officials steps to further improve the strategic relations and the cooperation between the two countries.
On Sept. 15, 1918, Baku was liberated by the Caucasian Islamic Army, comprised of Azerbaijani and Turkish soldiers.