On January 24, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov had a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, the Foreign Ministry's Press Service told APA.
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu expressed his condolences to Minister Jeyhun Bayramov in connection with the death of an Azerbaijani member of the Turkish ship's crew as a result of a pirate attack on a Turkish ship. The Turkish Foreign Minister said that search and rescue operations had been launched.
Minister Jeyhun Bayramov thanked his colleague and wished success in the rescue operation.
It was noted that appropriate measures will be taken to bring the body of the killed Azerbaijani member of the ship home.
The ministers strongly condemned the actions of the pirates in violation of international law.