“It is a historic day today, as we are welcoming the President of Turkey to the Karabakh land. My dear brother has visited Azerbaijan a number of times, but we are together in the Karabakh land, in Shusha for the first time. This visit has a historic significance,” said President Ilham Aliyev as he made a press statement in Shusha.

The head of state said: “The joint Declaration on alliance signed today raises our relations to the highest peak. The name of the Declaration says it all. Today, we have established a qualitatively new relationship, and all provisions of this Declaration are a guarantee of our future cooperation.”