Monday 29, May 2023

Turkey expresses solidarity with Azerbaijan

News News Desk: Turkey has expressed support for Baku amid ongoing tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan. At a rally in Ankara on Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed solidarity with Azerbaijan, accusing Armenia of violating the 2020 peace accord.

Erdogan said Armenia violated the 2020 agreement signed after the Karabakh war. He termed it as ‘unacceptable’. Note that Azerbaijan won that war.

Erdogan said, Turkey hopes that Armenia will correct its mistakes and establish peace. Otherwise, Armenia will pay the price for its aggressive attitude.

Azerbaijan announced a ceasefire with Armenia on Wednesday. In addition, the body of 100 Armenian soldiers killed in the last two days of war has been returned.

Azerbaijan’s State Commission for Prisons of War, Hostages and Missing Persons said in a statement that these soldiers were killed due to an unprovoked attack on the integral territory of Azerbaijan.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told parliament on Wednesday that 105 of its soldiers have been killed in recent tensions. And Azerbaijan said that 50 of their soldiers were killed.

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