The meeting between chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, customs service Colonel-General Safar Mehdiyev and Deputy Minister of Trade, head of the Customs Administration of the Republic of Turkey Riza Tuna Turagay was held in Izmir on October 7.
The meeting took place as part of the working visit of the Azerbaijani delegation led by chairman of the State Customs Committee Safar Mehdiyev to Turkey.
Deputy Minister of Trade, head of the Customs Administration of the Republic of Turkey Riza Tuna Turagay highly appreciated the current level of economic, political and cultural relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey, said there were vast opportunities for further deepening the relations.
Noting that customs bodies also had important tasks in economic relations,Riza Tuna Turagay spoke about the prospects of further strengthening mutual cooperation between the relevant bodies of the two countries.
Riza Tuna Turagay congratulated the Azerbaijani people on the victory in the Patriotic war.
Chairman of the State Customs Committee Safar Mehdiyev expressed satisfaction with the strategic partnership between Turkey and Azerbaijan, said the purposeful policy pursued by the heads of state of the two countries was playing an important role in strengthening relations in all spheres.
Safar Mehdiyev expressed gratitude to the state and people of Turkey for supporting Azerbaijan during the 44-day Patriotic war, underlined that Turkey-Azerbaijan friendship and brotherhood was on the highest level. Chairman of the Committee said the cooperation was playing an important role in improving welfare of not only of the peoples of the two countries, but also of the countries of the region and establishing peace.
Safar Mehdiyev gave information about the achievements gained in all spheres, including economy under the leadership of Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev, innovations applied in the customs service.
Views were exchanged on the issues of mutual interest.
Press and Public Affairs Department of the State Customs Committee