BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 6. Azerbaijan and Türkiye are always close to each other, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said in a phone call with President of the Republic of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Trend reports.
The head of state said he was saddened and shocked by the news on heavy casualties and destruction caused by the earthquake, which occurred in Turkiye.
President Ilham Aliyev extended his condolences to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, families of the killed and people of Turkiye on behalf of himself and people of Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani leader wished a speedy recovery to the injured.
According to the President of Azerbaijan, it is a great disaster and Azerbaijan shares Turkiye’s sorrow. The head of state underlined Azerbaijan and Turkiye had always stood side by side.