The delegation of the foreign affairs and inter-parliamentary relations committee of Azerbaijan’s parliament visited the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) for the first time Friday, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.
The delegation headed by Samad Seyidov was received by TRNC President Ersin Tatar, Speaker Onder Sennaroglu and Prime Minister Ersan Saner, respectively.
In a written statement by the Presidency, Tatar said history is being made with the arrival of Azerbaijani deputies to the TRNC as a delegation, adding they will act together for the gradual development of political ties and the feelings of brotherhood will increase.
Expressing his pleasure at receiving the Azerbaijan deputies, Tatar also said: "We also have always missed these days. We have been in a great struggle in this country since our childhood."
Many successful Azerbaijanis live in the TRNC, he said, conveying his gratitude and love to the people of Azerbaijan, the president and deputies.
As one nation, three states, we are all of Turkish descent, Tatar added.
As head of the Azerbaijani parliament foreign affairs committee, Seyidov said: "Turkey's power is the power of Azerbaijan. It is the power of the TRNC," as he wished the TRNC gains strength and unite with the Turkish world.