President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the Minister of Internal Affairs of Turkey, Efkan Ala.
Congratulating Efkan Ala on his appointment as Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, President Ilham Aliyev expressed his hope that the close cooperation between the ministries of internal affairs of the two countries would continue to expand.
Indicating that it had already become a good tradition for the heads of state and government and ministers of the two countries to pay their first foreign visits to the fraternal countries, President Ilham Aliyev highlighted the importance of Efkan Ala’s first visit to Azerbaijan in the capacity of the Minister of Internal Affairs of Turkey and pointed to the presence of favourable conditions for a fruitful discussion of further cooperation opportunities.
Efkan Ala said he was delighted to come to Azerbaijan on his first foreign visit as minister. The Turkish minister expressed his gratitude to President Ilham Aliyev for the condolences expressed to the people of Turkey in the aftermath of a recent tragedy in the Soma coal mine, which resulted in heavy human loss.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, Rasit Meredow.
The head of state stressed that the relations between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan had ancient historical roots and were actively developing to this day. President Ilham Aliyev noted the importance of mutual visits at various levels for the expansion of relations between the two countries. The President expressed his confidence that bilateral relations would continue to develop and strengthen in the coming years, adding that there was a mutual interest in that. Noting that the current level of bilateral relations was reassuring, President Ilham Aliyev said that partnership between the two countries was important in terms of regional cooperation.
Touching upon the importance of the forthcoming first meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs in a new format, the President expressed his hope that fruitful discussions would be held and achieved good results.
President Ilham Aliyev then voiced his confidence that such events in the trilateral format would contribute not only to regional cooperation but also to the development of bilateral ties in all fields.
Foreign Minister Rasit Meredow conveyed greetings and best wishes on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov. Rasit Meredow said that the President of his country attached great importance to the development of relations with Azerbaijan in economic, energy, cultural, humanitarian and other fields. Stressing that his visit coincided with the Republic Day, the minister passed on a letter to President Ilham Aliyev expressing the warmest congratulations of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov on the occasion of this significant holiday, as well as best wishes on this great holiday which has played an important role in the life of our country and the people of Azerbaijan.
The head of state expressed his gratitude for the greetings and congratulations of President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov and asked the minister to convey his greetings to the President of Turkmenistan.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu.
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu conveyed greetings on behalf of Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The head of state stressed the importance of the forthcoming meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan in a new format, and expressed his confidence that the meeting would produce a positive outcome. President Ilham Aliyev said that meetings at the level of Foreign Ministers represented an effective format for the discussion of issues related to the further expansion of cooperation between the two countries in various areas, including political, economic and other spheres.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu emphasized he importance of the new format of cooperation Turkey-Azerbaijan-Iran, Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia, and Turkey-Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan, which is being realized on the initiative of our countries.
The head of state expressed his gratitude for the greetings from Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and asked the minister to communicate his greetings to the President and Prime Minister of Turkey.
President Ilham Aliyev received the Minister of Internal Affairs of Turkey
President Ilham Aliyev received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan
President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey