“The relations between Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan stem from the will of our fraternal peoples, who are closely bound to each other through common national and moral values,” President Ilham Aliyev said in a congratulatory letter to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of Turkmenistan.

“I am pleased to note that over the years of independence, the traditional bonds of friendship and good neighborliness between our countries and peoples have strengthened even further, while our mutually beneficial cooperation has risen to the level of strategic partnership and acquired a new content.