Turkish Premier meets Azerbaijani president in Gabala

Tue 11 September 2012 10:42 GMT | 15:42 Local Time

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Gabala.

He was met by Azerbaijani officials at the airport.

The session of the strategic partnership Council is due to be held at the highest level under the chairmanship of the President of Azerbaijan and the Turkish prime minister.

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is currently meeting Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

Issues of bilateral cooperation in energy sphere will be discussed during Erdogan’s visit to Azerbaijan. Five bilateral agreements are expected to sign by results of the session.

During his visit to Azerbaijan, the Turkish Prime Minister is accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz, Transport Minister Binali Yildirim, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations Zafer Caglayan, and other officials.




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