BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 12
This award is being given to all the people of Azerbaijan, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said addressing the 8th Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States, Trend reports.
"I would like to express my deep gratitude to you for this high award, for the “Supreme Order of Turkic World”. It is a great honor for me, but also a great responsibility. What doubles my joy is that this Supreme Order is presented to me by the heads of state of the Turkic Council. This high award is given to me on the basis of their signature and on the initiative of my dear brother, esteemed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It is noted that this is a recognition of my efforts to liberate Karabakh and my contribution to the further strengthening of Turkic unity. This is a very high award by Turkic states given to me in recognition of my work and activities. Therefore, on behalf of all the people of Azerbaijan, I express my deep gratitude to you. Because I believe that this award is being given to all the people of Azerbaijan," the head of state said.