Release of the Press Service of the President

15 July 2021, 14:45

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today made a phone call to President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the anniversary of the 15 July defeated coup in Turkey.

The head of state firstly honored the martyrs who were killed those days. President Ilham Aliyev said that the determination and great leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan had played a critical role in preventing this treacherous coup attempt against the Turkish statehood and people.

At the same time, the head of state noted that the close unity of the people around Recep Tayyip Erdogan in those historic test days was a clear example of the selflessness of the Turkish people for the sake of statehood.

President Ilham Aliyev emphasized that today, as in the days of the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey, Azerbaijan stands by friendly and brotherly Turkey, and expressed confidence that the close unity between the two countries and peoples will continue to strengthen.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanked the President of Azerbaijan for the phone call and attention and expressed confidence that the Turkish-Azerbaijani unity and brotherhood will be further solidified.

During the conversation, the sides discussed various aspects of bilateral cooperation.