Azerbaijani president arrives in Turkey for Canakkale battle victory festivities

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev arrived Apr. 24 in Canakkale, Turkey to attend the festivities, to be held in this city, the Anadolu Agency reported Apr. 24.

Turkey is today celebrating the centenary of the victory at the Battle of Canakkale.

The Battle of Canakkale, which took place during the World War I, killed over 500,000 people. The Turks lost 57,000 people in the battle, which also involved the Azerbaijani soldiers.