A significance and perspectives of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Azerbaijan has highlighted in Turkish Media. A number of articles have published about this visit. It was mentioned a high level relations between Turkey and Azerbaijan in the article.
Anadolu agency, Sabah and Yeni Shafag newspapers labeled President Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s choosing Azerbaijan as the first country to visit as the Head of State as a striking example of strategic alliances between the two countries.
A Turkish newspaper "Daily Sabah" published an article with headline “Armenia’s first task is peace with Azerbaijan, Erdogan says.“
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey will demand the fulfillment of promises given to Azerbaijan regarding the region at the NATO summit to be held on Sept. 4-5. Erdogan, who paid his second official visit as president to Azerbaijan in a show of support for the neighboring country, arrived on Tuesday in Azerbaijan for a two-day official visit where he held bilateral talks with his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev. Erdogan stated that the fulfillment of promises is not a favor but a right for Azerbaijan. Erdogan told the media that the two leaders held talks regarding the latest regional and international developments along with further opportunities for cooperation.” said in the article.
In the article also was stressed Presidents’ statements about Nagorno Karabakh conflict: Erdogan pointed out that he and Aliyev compared notes over the Nagora-Karabakh region under the scope of Azerbaijan's indivisible integrity. Erdogan will hold bilateral meetings with the heads of state or government of the U.S., Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Poland at the NATO summit.
Anadolu Agency wrote an article “ Erdogan: Armenia's 1st task is peace with Azerbaijan. Armenia's violence against to Azerbaijan condemned and Turkey's position was claimed about this issue.
Turkey and Armenia have no diplomatic relations.
"The solution of all disputes is related to the same core, both regarding a solution between Turkey and Armenia and between Azerbaijan and Armenia," Erdogan said.
"In case of a solution between Azerbaijan and Armenia, the problems between Turkey and Armenia will also be solved, but otherwise, the problems between Turkey and Armenia will continue to stay as they are," he said. "We will continue our solidarity in the coming period with the same decisiveness." the article said.
Relations between Turkey and Armenia have been poor due to bitter disagreements over incidents in 1915 which the Armenian diaspora and government describe as "genocide," fueling demands for compensation. Turkey says that, although Armenians died during incidents in 1915, many Turks also died in attacks carried out by Armenian gangs in Anatolia.
Erdogan also said Turkey and Azerbaijan were ready to strengthen their ties. Aliyev expressed satisfaction that one of Erdogan's first foreign visits as president was to Azerbaijan.
"This shows our bilateral relations are of fraternity and friendship, that they are on a great level," said Aliyev.
The Azerbaijani president also criticized Armenia's position on 1915 incidents.
"There is no historical basis of Armenian allegations," he said. "We will reveal Armenian lies together".
“Erdogan also said Turkey and Azerbaijan were ready to strengthen their ties. Aliyev expressed satisfaction that one of Erdogan's first foreign visits as president was to Azerbaijan.”
“Turkey’s energy relations with Azerbaijan and, accordingly, the Trans Anatolia Natural Gas Pipeline project hold utmost importance,” Erdogan told the press after meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, in Baku.