Baku, February 25, AZERTAC
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu.
The head of state expressed confidence that the visit of the delegation led by Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to the country would give a new impetus to the further expansion of Azerbaijan-Turkey relations. President Ilham Aliyev recalled with pleasure his state visit to Turkey and the meeting of the Turkey-Azerbaijan High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council, saying it was successful. The President stressed the importance of discussions held during his visit on the future plans on joint activities. The head of state said Turkey-Azerbaijan ties were very important for the two countries` peoples and region, as well as for the world, and noted that the unity between the two counties was guarantor of stability in the region.
Mevlut Cavusoglu said he was happy to pay his first official visit as the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey to Azerbaijan. The FM conveyed greetings on behalf of President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu to the head of state. Mevlut Cavusoglu noted the significance of President Ilham Aliyev`s state visit to Turkey and the meeting of the Turkey-Azerbaijan High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council in terms of strengthening bilateral bonds even further.
The head of state and the Turkish FM exchanged views over the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars and TANAP projects, military-technical cooperation and the issues related to the further expansion of relations in other areas.
The head of state thanked for the greetings of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Premier Ahmet Davutoglu, and asked the Foreign Minister to communicate his greetings to the Turkish President and Prime Minister.