BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 26. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, Trend reports.
"Dear Serdar Gurbanguliyevich,
On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I convey to you and through you to all your people the sincerest congratulations on the occasion of the national holiday of Turkmenistan – Independence Day.
Brotherly Turkmenistan has today transformed into a land of prosperity in every way, accomplishing great social and economic success. We attach great importance to the progress of Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan relations based on common historical and cultural roots and solid foundation of brotherhood.
Currently, there are good prospects for further expansion of the scope of our effective cooperation. I believe that traditionally friendly and cooperative relations, our strategic partnership based on mutual respect and support, will continue to develop and deepen with our common efforts in accordance with the interests of our people and countries.
On this day of celebration, I wish you strong health, happiness, success in your activities, and the brotherly people of Turkmenistan everlasting peace and prosperity," the letter said.