"Today, Turkish-Azerbaijani cooperation and brotherhood have become an important factor in regional issues and even in the world. Under the leadership of my dear brother, Turkey has become a great power in the world and no one can dictate his will to Turkey. Recently, my dear brother responded to those who wanted to interfere in Turkey's internal affairs in such a way that I think this is an example for all politicians," said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in a statement to the press after meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Zangilan region, APA reports.
The head of state noted that the leader who protects his national dignity, interests and pride of his people and state is here today, in Azerbaijan, Zangilan and Agali: “We must appreciate this. Recep Tayyip Erdogan factor is one of the most important factors for the whole Turkic world. I must also say that next month Azerbaijan will hand over its chairmanship of the Turkish Council to Turkey. I am confident that Turkey will successfully chair the council under the leadership of my dear brother. Cooperation and brotherhood between the Turkic states will be further strengthened, thus opening new opportunities for the entire Turkic world.