The congratulation of the ECO Member States on the restoration of Azerbaijan's territorial integrity is a historic event for the people of Azerbaijan, President Ilham Aliyev said during the meeting with his Turkmen counterpart in Ashgabat on Nov. 28,
"I would like to thank you, as the country chairing the Economic Cooperation Organization, for your active role in the adoption of this resolution. We appreciate it very much. The resolution notes that member states congratulate Azerbaijan on the restoration of its territorial integrity. You know, this is a historic event for the people of Azerbaijan, and, of course, all the people of Azerbaijan will see the fraternal attitude of the president and all other members in this resolution. Therefore, this is a very important event indeed. It is very gratifying that this event is being held for the Azerbaijanis in the brotherly land of Turkmenistan. Of course, today we will also talk about our bilateral agenda. We have good results here, and we will continue to move forward shoulder to shoulder as brothers," President Aliyev said.