Abdullah Gul, President of the Republic of Turkey (2007-2014)

Due to his wise and far-sighted leadership of late Heydar Aliyev Azerbaijan is a country that acts as guarantor and stability factor in the current foreign policy, stepping confidently in the way of social prosperity and economic development, provides its reliable position from day to day as an influential member of the international union. Loss of Heydar Aliyev who was architect of Azerbaijan's successful and stabilizing foreign policy had made our nations grieve, which are connected with historical and cultural ties.