Baku, Azerbaijan, April 8
By Aygun Badalova – Trend:
Turkey and Azerbaijan play a significant role in bringing together and enhancing the relations between the region’s countries, Azerbaijani top official said in an interview with Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News.
“This summit is an important factor that builds upon the ‘one nation, two states’ philosophy between the Turkish and Azerbaijani nations,” head of the Public and Political Issues Department of Azerbaijani Presidential Administration, presidential aide Ali Hasanov said during his visit to Turkey.
Hasanov attended the 18th Eurasian Economic Summit organized by the Marmara Group Foundation.
“As a formation that brings together more than 30 countries, the Eurasian Economic Summit is important not only in bringing Turkey and Azerbaijan together but also in increasing the relations between countries in the region.”
Meanwhile, Azerbaijani Minister for Energy Natig Aliyev, commenting on the economic and energy-related relations between the two countries, said that Turkey and Azerbaijan, being the leaders of the region, constitute an important place as the transition between Europe and Asia.
At the same time, Azerbaijani Minister of Communication and Information Technologies Ali Abbasov said that Turkey and Azerbaijan have begun playing an important role in the region not only in energy and transport issues but also in information technology.
Stating that Eurasia is an essential region, Abbasov said that this summit will mean the enhancement of both countries’ power in the region.
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