Turkey, Azerbaijan signal mutual protection deal | Asia Information
Turkey, Azerbaijan signal mutual protection deal
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 10:52
A handout photograph launched by the Turkish President’s Press Workplace on June 15, 2021, exhibits Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev (proper) and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) clap after signing ” the Shusha Declaration ” in Shusha. (HANDOUT / TURKISH PRESIDENCY PRESS OFFICE / Newpaper24)
ANKARA – Turkey and Azerbaijan on Tuesday signed a protocol of alliance, which pledges to assist one another in case of risk or assault by a 3rd nation, the Anadolu Company reported.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev signed the deal throughout a go to to town of Shusha recaptured by Azerbaijan throughout final 12 months’s struggle with Armenia within the Nagorno-Karabakh area.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev signed the deal throughout a go to to town of Shusha recaptured by Azerbaijan throughout final 12 months’s struggle with Armenia within the Nagorno-Karabakh area
“With the Shusha Protocol, we’ve decided the street map for our relationships within the new time period,” Erdogan mentioned, including that it goals to extend bilateral political and army cooperation.
“In case of a risk or assault on the independence or territorial integrity of any of the events by a 3rd state, the events will present the mandatory help to one another,” mentioned the protocol.
The protocol envisages the opening of Zangezur hall from Nagorno-Karabakh area to a railway line by means of Nakhchivan and Turkey’s jap Kars province.
Turkey will open a normal consulate in Shusha to assist Azerbaijan for rebuilding the Nagorno-Karabakh area, Erdogan was quoted as saying.