Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the presidential candidate of Turkey’s opposition National Alliance bloc, answered the questions about Turkey-Azerbaijan relations and the “Zangezur Corridor.”
“When I become president, by state traditions, I will visit the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and the second, of course, Azerbaijan. There is no difference between Baku and Istanbul. I am sure that the leaders of other parties look at the relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey in the same way as I do,” Kılıchdaroğlu stated.
Answering the “Zangezur Corridor” question, Kılıchdaroğlu answered: “You know, there is a Zangezur corridor that needs to be opened. However, the opening of this corridor depends on the parties’ agreement and Turkey’s unconditional assistance to Azerbaijan. The unity of Iran and Armenia somewhat hinders the opening of this corridor. If Turkey uses its potential, it will be much stronger in the region. Suppose it can convince and explain that this opening corridor will greatly benefit Turkey, Iran, Armenia, and Turkic states. In that case, all countries can share the created financial result. We have to expand that corridor.”