Ilham Aliyev meets with Turkish minister
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 23
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev met with Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Turkey Berat Albayrak Feb. 23.
Albayrak extended congratulations of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan to President Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva on her appointment as first vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The president thanked for congratulations, and asked the Turkish minister to extend his greetings to President Erdogan and his wife.
President Aliyev underlined the importance of Turkey`s high-level representation at the Third Ministerial Meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) Advisory Council.
The president expressed confidence that the ministerial meeting will make an outstanding contribution to realization of future plans.
Touching upon the upcoming referendum in Turkey, President Aliyev expressed his confidence that it will be excellently organized, reflect the will of the Turkish people and mark the beginning of a new, more stable stage in the life of the brotherly country.
The president thanked the Turkish government for support for the successful execution of TANAP project.
The sides hailed the excellent level of friendly and brotherly relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey against the backdrop of ongoing political and economic crisis in the world and in Europe.