On July 18, 2017 President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan R. O. Meredov.
At the beginning of the meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs R.O. Meredov conveyed warm greetings and the best wishes of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to President I.G. Aliyev.
It was noted that the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov attaches great importance to expanding relations with Azerbaijan in the economic, energy, cultural- humanitarian and other fields.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in his turn expressed gratitude for the greetings of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and asked to convey his greetings and best wishes to the President of Turkmenistan.
President of Azerbaijan I.G.Aliyev and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan discussed issues of development of cooperation between Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan.
During the meeting, the sides noted that the current high level of relations between the countries based on the bonds of friendship and full mutual understanding is of great importance from the point of view of expanding regional cooperation.