On October 29, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish people on the 97th anniversary of the Republic Day and wished them progress and happiness in a phone call.

President Ilham Aliyev highly appreciated the Turkish President’s political support in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and expressed his confidence that the friendly and brotherly peoples of Azerbaijan and Turkey would continue to stand by each other.