Turkey Thankful for Azerbaijan’s Support to its National Team
Azerbaijan, Baku, 25 June / corr. Trend E.Babayev / Hulusi Kilij, the Turkish Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Azerbaijan, and employees of the Embassy addressed to the Azerbaijani people. "Great celebration held in Baku in connection with the Turkish National football team's victory over the Croatian team in the quarter final of Euro-2008 on 20 June in Baku reaffirms the National Leader Heydar Aliyev's words "two states - one nation". The Turkish and Azerbaijani flags waving together at the stadium the match was held and in the streets of Baku after the match, excited great happiness and a sense of pride," the Turkish Ambassador said on 24 June.
The Turkish victory over the Croatian national football team and gaining a license to play in the semifinal of the European Championship was celebrated greatly in Azerbaijan. Hundreds of fans celebrated this victory in the streets of Baku.
The Ambassador expressed his and the great Turkish people's gratitude to all Azerbaijani people and authorized persons, who created favorable conditions to celebrate this victory without any problem. "We wish our nation to be so glad very often," the Ambassador said. He stated that the Turkish victory was celebrated in Baku as it was celebrated in Istanbul, Ankara and other Turkish cities, and again reminded Ataturk's words - 'The happiness of Azerbaijan is our happiness, the pain is our pain' have also reflected revise - the happiness of Turkey is the happiness of Azerbaijan.
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