“Unfortunately, 14 Azerbaijani brothers died, and two were injured due to a helicopter crash in Azerbaijan. I also expressed my condolences to my brother Ilham Aliyev,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkish TV channels, Report informs.

Accusing the CHP of a number of incidents, the Turkish leader recalled that Azerbaijanis, who had escaped from imperial slavery in the former Soviet Union, were returned to the USSR by then-ruling Republican People’s Party (CHP) officials.