Azerbaijan, Turkiye, and Turkmenistan are closely bound to each other by ethnic, religious, and cultural roots and shared moral values, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at a meeting with Chairman of the Halk Maslakhaty of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in the city of Turkmenbashi, Report informs via
"We are rightfully proud of the rich historical and cultural heritage of our nations and their great contributions to human civilization," the head of state said.
He noted that the political relations of Azerbaijan with both Turkiye and Turkmenistan are at a high level:
"The Shusha Declaration signed with Turkiye last year elevated our relations to the level of strategic alliance. In 2017 the Declaration on Strategic Partnership was signed between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.
Our countries provide mutual support and cooperate with each other within the framework of international organizations, including the UN, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Organization of Turkic States, OSCE, and other institutions. Our relations built on historical bonds create opportunities for the development of cooperation between our countries in economy, trade, transport and logistics, and other areas."