While the international community makes attempts to restore the peace in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan fuels it by supporting the side of the conflict.On April 4, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that Turkey supports Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He also added that the disputed region will ‘inevitably’ return to Azerbaijan:
“Turkey has stood by Azerbaijan from the very beginning of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. At some point, Karabakh will inevitably return to its rightful owner and become a part of Azerbaijan again.”
On April 2, Azerbaijan and Armenia reported heavy fighting in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region and acused each other in violation of the ceasefire. The sides use heavy military equipment and aviation.