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BAKU, February 18. /TASS/. The president of Azerbaijan and Turkey have agreed to hold the next session of bilateral High Level Cooperation Council soon.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev reminded that the session was cancelled due to terrorist attacks in Ankara. Aliyev said at the meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu that the next session is planned to be held in Azerbaijan.
The Azerbaijan-Turkey High Level Cooperation Council plays an important role in expanding bilateral relations and "represents unity" between the two countries, the Azerbaijani leader noted. He added that the agenda is "rather broad and envisages discussions on many issues."
The president noted that "Azerbaijan is shocked by the terrorist attack in Ankara and decisively condemns it."
The session of the Azerbaijan-Turkey High Level Cooperation Council was planned to be held on February 18 in Baku. However, on Wednesday evening Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan decided to postpone his visit to Baku because of the terrorist attack that struck Ankara on February 17.
According to latest reports, at least 28 people were killed and 61 more injured in the powerful blast that hit the Turkish capital on Wednesday. Officials said a vehicle with explosives detonated as military buses were passing by. Some of the victims were civilians.