World leaders congratulate Ilham Aliyev on occasion of Republic day 

  27 May 2020    Read: 1152
 World leaders congratulate Ilham Aliyev on occasion of Republic day 

President of the Philippines has sent a congratulatory letter to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Republic Day, AzVision.az reports citing the presidential press service.  


"His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Excellency,

I extend my warmest greetings on the occasion of the 102nd anniversary of the Republic Day of Azerbaijan.

We join the people of Azerbaijan in celebrating freedom, independence, and sovereignty – sacrosanct values that we all share and cherish.

May this day be another meaningful tribute to your collective achievements in building a united, secure, and prosperous country.

Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.

Rodrigo Roa Duterte

President of the Philippines," the letter reads. 

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Governor General of Canada Julie Payette has sent a congratulatory letter to President Ilham Aliyev on the occassion of the Republic Day.
The letter reads: 

His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

On behalf of all Canadians, I extend my warmest wishes to you and to the people of Azerbaijan on the 102nd anniversary of your country`s establishment.

This special day provides us with an opportunity to celebrate our international cooperation, education exchanges and commercial ties, as well as our shared commitment to women`s empowerment, democracy and the rule of law. Our people-to-people ties, based on a vibrant Azerbaijani-Canadian community, comprise the solid foundation of our bilateral relationship and continue to contribute to our diverse society and prosperity. In addition, Canada supports Azerbaijan`s ongoing efforts to improve environmental management and mitigate climate change.

Despite the restrictions we all face due to the spread of COVID-19, Canada joins with the people of Azerbaijan in celebrating your country`s independence and promising future.

Yours sincerely,

Julie Payette

Governor General of Canada

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First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a letter of congratulation to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

“I extend my cordial congratulations to you on the occasion of the national day of Azerbaijan, the Republic Day,” Nazarbayev said in his letter.

“Accept my best wishes for further dynamic development of the brotherly Azerbaijan, coupled with my wishes for your people to reach all the goals under your leadership.”

The first Kazakh president expressed confidence that centuries-long traditional friendship and cooperation between the two nations will continue developing comprehensively in the future.

“Using this opportunity, dear Ilham Heydar oglu, I wish you the best of health and great sucess, and the people of Azerbaijan peace and well-being,” he added.

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Chairman of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping sent a letter of congratulation to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

“On behalf of the government and people of the People's Republic of China and on my own behalf, I extend my sincere congratulations and best wishes to you and the friendly people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of your Republic Day,” Xi Jinping said in his letter.

He noted that China and Azerbaijan are traditionally friendly countries and both sides decisively support each other on the issues of mutual interest. “Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, our countries have demonstrated a high level in the bilateral relationship to overcome temporary difficulties and to help and support each other.”

“I attach special importance to the development of China-Azerbaijan relations. I am ready to make joint efforts together with you to ensure constant deepening of our friendly relations and cooperation to the benefit of our countries and peoples.”

“I wish you the best of health and success in all your endeavors and the friendly Azerbaijan and its people progress and happiness,” the Chinese leader added.

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Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland sent a congratulatory letter to Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan on the occasion of Azerbaijan's Republic Day, AzVision.az reports. 

"On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Poland, I extend my sincere congratulations and best wishes to you and the people of Azerbaijan on the Republic Day.

Highlighting the historic heritage of our common heroes general Macey Sulkevic and colonel Vali bey Yadigar, we should remember modern challenges that put special responsibility on us for economic and social development of our countries and societies. I am hopeful and completely sure that the economic development of our countries will help reach those goals both at the bilateral and international levels.

I wish you continued success in strengthening Azerbaijan's sovereignty, ensuring the country's comprehensive development and building strong international relations in the region as well as with the European Union.", the letter reads.

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Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany sends a congratulatory letter to Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Republic Day. 

"On behalf of the people of Germany and on my own behalf, I extend my sincere congratulations to you and the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of Republic Day.

Your national holiday is being celebrated at an especially difficult time this year. I hope that through our global efforts we will be able to overcome huge challenges caused by the coronavirus crisis.

The past 28 years have witnessed very positive development of our bilateral relations. We hope that the course of economic and social reforms will open up new prospects for our cooperation. My country is looking forward to maintaining and deepening these close relations through personal discussions and visits.

I wish you and your people the best of health, well-being and tranquillity", the letter reads.

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President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili sent a congratulatory letter to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, AzVision.az reports. 
The letter reads as follow:

"Your Excellency.

On behalf of the people of Georgia and on my own behalf, I extend my sincere congratulations to you on the occasion of the national holiday of Azerbaijan - the Republic Day.

On this significant day, I would like to emphasize that Georgia attaches great importance to the development of friendly and mutually beneficial relations with our strong partner, the Republic of Azerbaijan. I am confident that the close cooperation between our countries will deepen and strengthen for the mutual benefit of our peoples.

Today, as we face a global pandemic, I would like to highlight the efforts and successes of your government in the fight against COVID-19. I believe that with our joint efforts we can prevent the coronavirus."

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Secretary-General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation H.E. Dr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has sent a congratulatory letter to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Republic Day - 28 May, AzVision.az reports citing the presidential press service.
“Your Excellency.

I am pleased to sincerely congratulate you and the people of Azerbaijan on the national holiday of your country - Republic Day. I wish Your Excellency good health and happiness, and the people of Azerbaijan progress and prosperity.

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) appreciates the close relations with the Republic of Azerbaijan, your country's support for the OIC, its role in promoting Islamic solidarity, which is the purpose of the organization. The OIC will continue its efforts to promote common values and strengthen cooperation between member countries.

I hope that Your Excellency will continue to support and contribute to the strengthening of cooperation and Islamic solidarity among the peoples of the member countries."

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The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the Republic Day, AzVision.az reports.
"Dear Ilham Heydar oglu.

I sincerely congratulate you on the national holiday of Azerbaijan - Republic Day.

I wish brotherly Azerbaijan further dynamic development, as well as your people to achieve all the goals under your leadership, and I express my sincere wishes.

I am confident that the centuries-old traditional friendship and cooperation between our peoples will continue to strengthen.

Dear Ilham Heydar oglu, I take this opportunity to wish you good health and great success, and the people of Azerbaijan peace and prosperity. "

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King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander has congratulated Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the Republic Day, AzVision.az reports.
“Your Excellency.

Let me convey to you my congratulations on the national holiday of your country - Republic Day and my best wishes for the welfare of the people of Azerbaijan.

On the eve of this holiday, I would like to say that the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented challenge for all of us.

I wish you, your government and all the people of Azerbaijan strength, vigour and health as we continue our joint efforts to defeat the coronavirus. ”

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President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind has sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, AzVision.az reports.
The letter reads:

"Your Excellency.

I am pleased to convey my sincere greetings and congratulations to you and the friendly people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Republic Day.

There are close cultural and historical ties between India and Azerbaijan, which is reflected in our intention to strengthen bilateral cooperation. I hope that our joint efforts will further strengthen our multifaceted cooperation.

The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented threat to humanity. India will continue to work with the international community to combat the disease.

Your Excellency, I wish you good health and happiness, and the friendly people of Azerbaijan - progress and prosperity.

Please, accept my deep respect and esteem. "

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President of Montenegro Milo Dukanovic sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, AzVision.az reports referring to the Azerbaijani presidential press-service.

“Dear Mr President, on the occasion of 28 May – Republic Day of Azerbaijan, on behalf of the citizens of Montenegro and in my own name, I hereby extend sincere congratulations and best wishes for further prosperity of Your Excellency’s country and wellbeing of the friendly Azerbaijani nation,” the letter said.

“Montenegro and Azerbaijan continue cherishing exceptionally close and rich relations that in the hard times of COVID-19 pandemic confirmed the strength of our friendship, commitment and solidarity,” the letter said.

“I would like to avail myself of this opportunity to thank Your Excellency for the support that your government and our Azerbaijani partners and friends provided Montenegro with, in the form of significant donations and protective medical equipment,” the letter said.

“It was of utmost importance in the sensitive period of our fight to preserve health and lives of our citizens,” the letter said. “That is yet another confirmation of the lasting friendship between our nations that Montenegro appreciates and will always remember it.”

“At the same time, I wish to praise your country for the determined efforts and efficient measures undertaken in containing the spread of the pandemic caused by the coronavirus,” the letter said. “Please accept the assurances of my highest consideration and respect.”

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Milos Zeman, President of the Czech Republic has congratulated the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the national holiday of Azerbaijan- Republic Day, AzVision.az reports.
The letter reads: 

"His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Excellency,

May I extend to you and to the people of your country my sincere congratulations on the National Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan – the Republic Day.

I highly appreciate the excellent relations between the Czech Republic and the Republic of Azerbaijan and I believe that your visit to the Czech Republic will take place soon and contribute to the further development of our cooperation in all areas.

I wish you, Excellency, every success, happiness and the people of Azerbaijan well-being and prosperity".

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President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the Republic Day, AzVision.az reports citing the Presidential press service.
"His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

"Dear Ilham Heydar oglu,

"Accept my sincere congratulations on the occasion of national day of Azerbaijan, the Republic Day. Your country has been confidently moving forward along the path of socio-economic development, and plays an important role in addressing topical issues on international agenda.

"Russia highly appreciates the relations of strategic partnership with Azerbaijan. I`m sure that through our joint efforts we will continue to successfully develop fruitful bilateral relations in all areas and constructive interaction in ensuring regional stability and security. Undoubtedly, it meets the best interests of our friendly nations.

"Dear Ilham Heydar oglu, I wish you the best of health and success, and all citizens of Azerbaijan prosperity and well-being."

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President of the State of Palestine, Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization Mahmoud Abbas has congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the Republic Day, AzVision.az reports.
The letter reads:

"Dear Mr. President.

On behalf of the State and people of Palestine and on my own behalf, I extend my sincere congratulations to you, your government and the brotherly people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of your national holiday - Republic Day.

I wish you, your country and people blessings and progress, and all the peoples of the world to survive the coronavirus and all other disasters.

Please, accept my deep respect and esteem. "

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President of the Councils of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez has congratulated President of  Republic of Azerbaijan on occasion of Republic Day, AzVision.az reports citing Presidential press service.
The letter reads:

"His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Mr President,

On the occasion of the celebration of the National Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan, I wish to extend my warm congratulations to you and to the people of Azerbaijan and also reiterate to you our willingness to continue working to strengthen the bonds of friendship between our two countries.

Please accept the assurances of my highest consideration and respect."

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President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the Republic Day. 
The letter reads:

"His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Esteemed Mr President,

On the occasion of the National Holiday of the Republic of Azerbaijan – the Republic Day, please accept my cordial congratulations and most sincere wishes for wellbeing and prosperity of Azerbaijan and its people.

I would like to take this solemn occasion to reaffirm to you the willingness of the Republic of Bulgaria to continue developing strategic partnership relations with the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The friendly ties between our peoples are a solid base for cooperation between our countries. I am therefore deeply convinced that our cooperation will keep on its rising development and it will serve as a ground to meet today`s challenges, including those emerging from the global pandemic situation.

Please accept, Esteemed Mr President, the assurances of my highest consideration."

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and the people of Azerbaijan on Republic Day.

"I express once again my wishes for peace and prosperity to you and health and happiness to friendly and brotherly Azerbaijani people," Erdogan said in a message to his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev.

He went on to say that close cooperation between the two countries will significantly contribute to peace, prosperity and stability beyond the region.

"I would like to emphasize once again that we are determined to further strengthening our strategic relationship with the slogan 'One nation, two states'," Erdogan added.

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Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates sent a congratulatory letter to the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev

The letter reads as follows:
"I extend to you and to the friendly people of Azerbaijan my sincerest congratulations on the occasion of the national holiday of Azerbaijan, the Republic Day, and ask you to convey to your people that the people of the United Arab Emirates feel proud in this regard.

I wish Your Excellency the best of health, happiness, continued success and the friendly people of Azerbaijan prosperity and progress.

Please accept, Mr President, the assurances of my highest consideration and respect".

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President of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

“It gives me immense pleasure to extend to Your Excellency and through you to your friendly people my heartfelt greetings on your country’s celebration of the Republic Day,” the Egyptian president said.

“I take this good opportunity to express my keenness on further promoting our bilateral relations in all domains for the best interest of our two friendly countries.”

“Please accept my sincerest wishes for the best of your well-being and for the welfare and prosperity of the friendly Azerbaijani people,” he added.

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Maltese President George Vella has sent a letter of congratulations to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
“On the occasion of the Republic Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the people of the Republic of Malta join me in conveying sincere greetings to Your Excellency and to the people of the Republic of Azerbaijan,” President Vella said.

“I am confident that positive relations that exist between our two countries will continue to be further strengthened for the mutual benefit of our peoples. I also remain convinced that there are numerous opportunities to explore for our two countries to further consolidate our bilateral contracts in areas of shared interest as well as within the framework of the Eastern Partnership.”

“Above all, in the prevailing circumstances following the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic, it is imperative that the international community continues to demonstrate solidarity and that all countries join forces to face this unprecedented challenge to humanity,” he added.

“I avail myself of this opportunity to extend my wishes of good health and serenity, as well as continued peace, progress and prosperity to your country. Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest respect and consideration,” the Maltese leader said.

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President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in has sent a letter of congratulations to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.
“On the occasion of the Republic Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan, I wish to convey my warmest message of congratulations to Your Excellency and to the people of the Republic of Azerbaijan,” the Korean president said in the letter.

“I hope the friendly and cooperative ties that our two countries have cultivated thus far will bear plenty of fruits. I look forward to engaging in close cooperation with Your Excellency to this end.”

“Please accept, Your Excellency, my best wishes for your good health and continued success in all your endeavors, as well as for the everlasting prosperity of the Republic of Azerbaijan,” Moon Jae-in added.

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King of Spain Felipe VI has congratulated the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of the Republic Day, the Presidential press service reports. 
The letter reads:

"His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Mr President,

On behalf of the government and people of Spain, I wish to send to Your Excellency my sincerest congratulations on the occasion of the celebration of the national day of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Mr President, taking this opportunity, I wish you the best of health, and the friendly people of Azerbaijan peace and tranquility.

Please accept the assurances of my highest consideration and esteem.

Felipe VI

King of Spain"

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President of the Slovak Zuzana Caputova has sent a congratulatory letter to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Republic Day, AzVision.az reports.
The letter reads: 

His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Dear Mr President,

On behalf of the citizens of the Slovak Republic and on my own behalf, I cordially congratulate you on the occasion of the national day of your country-the Republic Day.

I believe that the friendly relations and fruitful cooperation between Slovakia and Azerbaijan in all areas of mutual interest will continue to develop successfully to the benefit of our peoples, and we will adequately cope with the current global pandemic, which requires a joint struggle of the world countries.

Dear Mr President, taking this pleasant opportunity, I wish your country and all your citizens progress and prosperity, and your civil and democratic society continued development.

Sincerely,

Zuzana Caputova

President of the Slovak Republic

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President of Hungary Janos Ader has sent a letter of congratulation to President Ilham Aliyev on the Day of the Republic, AzVision.az reports citing the presidential press service. 
"His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Esteemed Mr President!

Allow me to congratulate you and the people of Azerbaijan on your national holiday, the Day of the Republic.

For us, Azerbaijan is not only a strategic partner, but also a friendly country and our common cultural traditions make the ties between our two nations even tighter.

I can confirm that in our foreign policy objectives we pay high attention to the development of our relations to which our cooperation in the framework of the Cooperation Council of the Turkic Speaking nations as well as through the Representation Office of the Council based in Budapest shall give further impetus.

Mr President, I wish you good health and future successes in your responsible work.

Janos Ader,

President of Hungary," the letter reads. 

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King of Malaysia Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri`Ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah has sent a congratulatory letter to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Republic Day, AzVision.az reports citing the Presidential press service.
"His Excellency Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Your Excellency,

The Permaisuri Agong joins us in extending our heartiest congratulations and felicitations to your Excellency and the people of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the auspicious occasion of the 102nd anniversary of the Republic Day of Azerbaijan.

I am pleased to note that Malaysia and Azerbaijan have always enjoyed close and cordial relations. Malaysia regards the Republic of Azerbaijan as an essential partner in the Caucasus region. Malaysia stands ready to work closely with Azerbaijan to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation and partnerships.

We pray to Allah the Almighty to bless our two nations with strength and endurance to overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. May Allah the Almighty also bless the Republic of Azerbaijan and its people with peace and prosperity under your Excellency’s dynamic leadership and progressive vision.

Please accept, Your Excellency, the assurances of our highest consideration," the letter reads.

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Azerbaijan’s national holiday – the Republic Day.

“Dear Mr President. I sincerely congratulate Your Excellency and the people of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of your national holiday – the Republic Day.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan, having common historical, cultural and religious values, enjoy ample opportunities for cooperation and investment. Based on the political will of our countries and thanks to the joint efforts and mutual support, important steps can be taken for the well-being and in the interests of our peoples.

“I do hope that having defeated the coronavirus worldwide and in our countries and by developing bilateral relations and implementing agreements, we will continue our cooperation in various fields at the international and regional levels.

“Taking this opportunity, I pray to Allah to send Your Excellency good health and success and to the friendly and brotherly people of the Republic of Azerbaijan happiness and good days,” reads the letter.

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Kersti Kaljulaid, President of the Republic of Estonia has sent a congratulatory letter to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Republic Day.

The letter reads as follows: "I wish to convey my sincere congratulations to you and to the people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the National Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan on May 28. I wish you and the people of Azerbaijan prosperity and well-being.

I would like to offer words of support to the people of Azerbaijan as we all confront the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It illustrates how dependent we are of each other and indicates that solutions can only be found in close cooperation. I hope our countries continue to work together to enhance cooperation in the areas of mutual interest both bilaterally as well as in international organisations such as the United Nations. Let me also stress that Estonia is and will be a strong supporter of the Eastern Partnership and continues to encourage closer relations between the European Union and its partners in the neighbourhood".


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