Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan co-op will deepen - UPDATED

Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan co-op will deepen - <span style="color: red;">UPDATED
# 08 August 2017 12:55 (UTC +04:00)

The peoples of Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan are bound by history, said President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev at a one-on-one meeting with his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in Baku Aug. 8.

“We have lived together for centuries, we have been friends, and we have lived as brothers. Today we are successfully developing as two independent states,” said President Aliyev.

“Your visit will bring new dynamics to our relations,” he told President Berdimuhamedov. “We have very successful cooperation in a number of areas and this cooperation will deepen.”

“We attach great importance to your visit. I am sure that your visit will be a very important step in the development of Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan relations of friendship and brotherhood,” noted the head of state.

The Azerbaijani president said there are very good opportunities for development and cooperation in political, economic, humanitarian, cultural, transportation and other spheres.

President Aliyev once again greeted President Berdimuhamedov and expressed confidence that his visit will be very successful.



Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyevon Tuesday had a one-on-one meeting with Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who is paying an official visit to Azerbaijan.

The guest was received by President Ilham Aliyev following the official welcoming ceremony, APA reported.

A guard of honor was lined up for the Turkmen president.

The guest was welcomed by President Ilham Aliyev and the national anthems of the two countries were played.

The two presidents walked past the guard of honor. The Turkmen president saluted the Azerbaijani soldiers.

Azerbaijan’s state and government representatives were introduced to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and the Turkmen delegation was introduced to President Ilham Aliyev.

President Ilham Aliyev then received his Turkmen colleague.