Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Nakhchivan upon the invitation of his counterpart Ilham Aliyev, writes aa.com.tr.
Aliyev welcomed Erdogan with an official ceremony before holding one-on-one talks to discuss bilateral relations, as well as regional and global issues, particularly the recent developments in Karabakh.
The leaders also attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Igdir-Nakhchivan natural gas pipeline and inaugurated the modernized Nakhchivan military complex.
Ankara and Baku agreed in 2020, in a memorandum of understanding, to supply natural gas from Türkiye to Azerbaijan"s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
The new 85-kilometer gas pipeline will run from Türkiye"s eastern province of Igdir to Sederek in western Azerbaijan, with an annual capacity of 500 million cubic meters (mcm) and a daily capacity of 1.5 mcm.