Baku, December 21, AZERTAC
Undersecretary of Turkish Foreign Ministry Umit Yalcin has expressed his gratitude for the firm stance demonstrated by Azerbaijan on the events occurred in Turkey recently as he met with Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
The sides once again emphasized that the bilateral relationship between Turkey and Azerbaijan is based on brotherhood and friendship, and they expressed their satisfaction with the progressive development of strategic allied partnership between the two countries.
Minister Elmar Mammadyarov reiterated heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the brotherly People and Government of Turkey over the latest terror acts perpetrated in Turkey.
They noted the importance of increasing joint efforts of Azerbaijan and Turkey in the fight against terrorism which remains a serious threat for all humanity. The two commended the cooperation and mutual support of Azerbaijan and Turkey in the framework of international organizations.
FM Mammadyarov informed about the negotiations process on the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and added that Azerbaijan highly appreciates Turkey’s fair and firm stance on the resolution of conflict based on the norms and principles of international law.
The sides underlined that the completion of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project soon will serve the development of regional cooperation, further enhancement of economic-trade ties and trade turnover.
During the meeting, they also exchanged their views on international and regional issues of mutual concern.