Yusif Babanly, Azerbaijani American Council's Vice President kindly sent the following message for the Republic Day:
"Our Dear Turkish brothers and sisters,
Congratulations on the Independence Day of Turkey! Through the hardships and battles, through misery and devastation, through suppression and injustice, the Turkish nation has fought its way out and has come out as the victor establishing one of the unique secular statehoods in the world. On this wonderful occasion of independence, I would like to congratulate all of you on extraordinary achievements, endless accomplishments and victories of the Turkish nation! We at Azerbaijani American Council (AAC) wish you much success in promoting Turkey and Turkish values at home and around the world!"