Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan extolled the benefits of the Trans-Anatolia Natural Gas Pipeline Project in an article he wrote for the latest issue of The Diplomat magazine.
In the article "TANAP: Regional Development and Peace Project" published in collaboration with the New York Times, Erdoğan emphasized that TANAP is a regional peace project.
A top Azerbaijani leader on April 15 praised Turkey over a recent mutual display of solidarity against coronavirus.
"I express my deep gratitude to fraternal Turkey. Our countries always stand by each other, on both joyful and difficult days," First Vice President Mehriban Aliyeva said on Instagram.
Turkey and Azerbaijan displayed digital versions of their flags late on April 13 on Ata Tower, one of the landmarks in the Turkish capital, to highlight their solidarity in combating the novel coronavirus.
The tower also displayed the two countries' motto "one nation, two states."
Turkey's move came after a similar gesture by Azerbaijan.
Turkey on April 11 hailed a gesture by neighboring Azerbaijan in the capital Baku honoring the countries' cooperation against coronavirus.
"As part of the mutual fight against COVID-19, Turkish and Azerbaijani flags are flying together on Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, one of Baku's symbols," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu said on Twitter.