Azerbaijan ready to help reduce tension between Turkey-Russia (UPDATE)

Politics Materials 26 November 2015 14:23 (UTC +04:00)

Details added (first version posted on 14:03)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 26


Azerbaijan regrets that there has been deterioration in relations between Turkey and Russia, Novruz Mammadov, deputy head of Azerbaijani presidential administration, chief of the administration's foreign relations department, tweeted Nov. 26.

"Turkey is our close ally. Russia is also a close and friendly country for us. Azerbaijan is bound to both countries by historical ties," he said.

He further noted that Azerbaijan's ties with both countries stand at a high level.

"We want very much that there is no confrontation between our friends," noted Mammadov. "Azerbaijan stands ready to make its contribution to reducing tension."