Azerbaijani and Turkish Presidents Ilham Aliyev and Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a telephone conversation congratulated the personnel of the armies of both countries participating in the "Brotherhood Fist" exercise, as part of the High Level Observer Day, Azerbaijani media reported with reference to the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense.
"Aliyev, congratulating the personnel, said that the "Brotherhood Fist" exercises are another manifestation of the Azerbaijani-Turkish unity, which is, according to the head of state, "eternal and unshakable."
Erdogan, in turn, noted the successful course of exercises held on the principle of "one people, two states," stressing that the Azerbaijani-Turkish alliance, which no one can divide, will continue in the future," the media quotes the report.
Bear in mind that the exercises are held near the borders of Iran, which is obviously intended to demonstrate to Tehran the determination of Baku and Ankara. The Azerbaijani edition, controlled by the Aliyev clan, hinted transparently at the possibility of Turkish troops invading Iranian territory.