08 December 2023,   06:57
Turkish, Azerbaijani presidents meet in Nakhchivan for talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Nakhchivan upon the invitation of his counterpart Ilham Aliyev, writes aa.com.tr.

Aliyev welcomed Erdogan with an official ceremony before holding one-on-one talks to discuss bilateral relations, as well as regional and global issues, particularly the recent developments in Karabakh.

The leaders also attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Igdir-Nakhchivan natural gas pipeline and inaugurated the modernized Nakhchivan military complex.

Ankara and Baku agreed in 2020, in a memorandum of understanding, to supply natural gas from Türkiye to Azerbaijan"s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.

The new 85-kilometer gas pipeline will run from Türkiye"s eastern province of Igdir to Sederek in western Azerbaijan, with an annual capacity of 500 million cubic meters (mcm) and a daily capacity of 1.5 mcm.