Baku, Azerbaijan, June 13
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met a delegation led by the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey, Cemil Cicek.
Cicek conveyed greetings on behalf of President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
He stressed the importance of the decision to establish the Foundation of Turkish Culture and Heritage, which was initiated by Azerbaijan.
During the meeting, the parties expressed satisfaction with successful development of the friendly and fraternal relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey on all fronts, and said the cooperation in energy, transport, joint projects and other fields were at high level. The sides noted the significance of the high-level meetings among the heads of state on the sidelines of the Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States. The parties underlined the importance of mutual support of the countries in all international organizations.
During the conversation, the sides stressed the importance of the interparliamentary ties in the expansion of the cooperation between the countries, and expressed confidence that the next meeting of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries to be held in Baku would be fruitful.
President Aliyev expressed his gratitude for the greetings of President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and asked the Speaker to communicate his greetings to the Turkish President and Prime Minister.