Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev sent a letter of condolence to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

“I was deeply saddened by the news of the death of Ozdemir Bayraktar, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Baykar company,” President Aliyev said in his letter.

President Aliyev added: “I share your grief at these difficult times, wish you and all members of your family patience, and extend my deepest condolences. May Allah rest his soul in peace!”