BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 14
By Humay Aghajanova – Development:
Azerbaijani Prime Minister Ali Asadov despatched a congratulatory letter to Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay on the event of the thirtieth anniversary of the institution of diplomatic ties between the 2 nations, the Cupboard of Ministers instructed Development.
“Azerbaijan and Turkey, the primary state with which we established diplomatic relations in the course of the interval of independence, have deep historic, pleasant and fraternal ties,” the letter stated. “They’re based mostly on the need of our peoples, carefully related by widespread nationwide and religious values.”
“The interstate ties based mostly on a strong basis have reached the best degree of sustainable strategic partnership due to the decisive efforts of the heads of the 2 nations,” the letter famous. “The entire world witnessed this in the course of the 44-day struggle of Azerbaijan [for liberating its territories from Armenian occupation from late Sept. to early Nov. 2020].”
“I specific my gratitude to Turkey for the political and ethical help supplied to Azerbaijan from the primary days of the struggle. Azerbaijan is at all times on the facet of Turkey in all issues,” Asadov wrote.
The prime minister additionally expressed readiness to take joint steps to additional strengthen allied, fraternal relations, which, with the signing of the Shusha Declaration [signed between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan in the liberated Shusha city] on June 15, 2021, entered a brand new stage.