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Azerbaijan President: "No issue can be solved in this region without Turkey-Azerbaijan cooperation"

Azerbaijan President: "No issue can be solved in this region without Turkey-Azerbaijan cooperation"

Azerbaijan President: "No issue can be solved in this region without Turkey-Azerbaijan cooperation"

After his meeting with Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev in Nakhchevan, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday stated that they agreed on Azerbaijan's offering necessary facilities to meet a part of Turkey's natural gas need through Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum natural gas pipeline. Aliyev told a press conference that Turkey's support was very important and that the two countries had similar stances towards all issues. "No issue can be solved in this region without the cooperation between Turkey and Azerbaijan," he said. For his part, Erdogan said that Turkey wanted Upper Karabakh problem to be solved within the framework of Azerbaijan's territorial integrity and in line with international laws. "Turkey will do its utmost for a lasting peace in southern Caucasus," said Erdogan and expressed pleasure over Azerbaijan's support to Turkish Cypriots. He added that economic relations between Turkey and Azerbaijan were developing and that Turkish investments in Azerbaijan reached $5.5 billion.